Definition of Foxhunts

1. Noun. (plural of foxhunt) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of foxhunt) ¹

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Definition of Foxhunts

1. foxhunt [v] - See also: foxhunt

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foxhunts

foxfish
foxfishes
foxglove
foxglove family
foxgloves
foxhole
foxholes
foxhound
foxhounds
foxhunt
foxhunted
foxhunter
foxhunters
foxhunting
foxhuntings
foxhunts (current term)
foxie
foxier
foxies
foxiest
foxily
foxiness
foxinesses
foxing
foxings
foxish
foxlike
foxly
foxnut
foxnuts

Literary usage of Foxhunts

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1885)
"He frequent ed foxhunts and race-meetings, and even at his n not ion ' appeared uniformly, hammer in hand, in the halt-dress of some sporting club. ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1890)
"Most of these ditties have for their subject-matter some “Bet Bouncer,” or commemorate remarkable foxhunts in the district, and are all productions of the ..."

3. Historic Mansions and Highways Around Boston: Being a New and Rev. Ed. of by Samuel Adams Drake (1900)
"... and restless eyes, who eat his horse as if he had often ridden at foxhunts in England, iuid wore his uniform with a cynical disregard of common opinion. ..."

4. Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places by Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford (1892)
"In the park, which was said to be a mile in circumference, were exhibited foot-races, athletic sports, and sometimes deer-hunts and foxhunts : and it is ..."

5. The Riverside Magazine for Young People by Horace Elisha Scudder (1870)
"... breaking the absolute silence which they hud observed, by a whisper, — " You must not miss the foxhunts." Then they disappeared : all but one small, ..."

6. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1854)
"... the pleasures of Melton and Ascot to the Italian soil: whose fondest triumph it is to startle the august and solemn scene with their races and foxhunts, ..."

7. Theatrum Majorum: The Cambridge of 1776: Where-in is Set Forth an Account of by Arthur Gilman, Dorothy Dudley, Mary Williams Greely (1875)
"... lank and thin, with a huge nose, a satirical mouth, and restless eyes, who sat his horse as if he had often ridden at foxhunts in England, and.wore his ..."

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