Definition of Foxhunt

1. Noun. Mounted hunters follow hounds in pursuit of a fox.

Exact synonyms: Fox Hunting
Generic synonyms: Hunt, Hunting



2. Verb. Hunt foxes, on horseback and with dogs. "In the summer they like to go out and foxhunt"
Generic synonyms: Hunt, Hunt Down, Run, Track Down
Derivative terms: Fox Hunting

Definition of Foxhunt

1. Noun. A hunt for foxes; normally with dogs. ¹

2. Noun. A hunt for radio transmitters; radiosport ¹

3. Verb. To hunt foxes; normally with dogs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Foxhunt

1. to hunt with hounds for a fox [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foxhunt

foxed
foxery
foxes
foxes in the henhouse
foxfire
foxfires
foxfish
foxfishes
foxglove
foxglove family
foxgloves
foxhole
foxholes
foxhound
foxhounds
foxhunt (current term)
foxhunted
foxhunter
foxhunters
foxhunting
foxhuntings
foxhunts
foxie
foxier
foxies
foxiest
foxily
foxiness
foxinesses
foxing

Literary usage of Foxhunt

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1. Farm Life Readers by Lawton Bryan Evans, Luther Noble Duncan, George William Duncan (1916)
"One of these young officers, a kinsman of the editor, brought his pack of foxhounds, and arrangements were made for a grand foxhunt. ..."

2. Calendar of Charters and Documents Relating to the Abbey of Robertsbridge Co by Baron Philip Sidney De L'Isle and Dudley (1873)
"... messuage and 60 acres of land by fealty and suit at his court of foxhunt every three weeks and by no other services, that Ralph has unjustly distrained, ..."

3. Sussex Archaeological Collections Relating to the History and Antiquities of by Sussex Archaeological Society (1861)
"From the last date till 1775, foxhunt belonged to some member of the house ... Both the manor and the estate of foxhunt now belong to William Gilliat, Esq., ..."

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