Definition of Spoorer

1. Noun. A hunter who tracks game by its spoor. ¹



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Definition of Spoorer

1. one who tracks [n -S] - See also: tracks

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spoorer

spoonleaf yucca
spoonless
spoonlike
spoonmeat
spoonmeats
spoons
spoonsful
spoonwise
spoonwood
spoonworm
spoonworms
spoonwort
spoony
spoor
spoored
spoorer (current term)
spoorers
spooring
spoors
spoot
spoots
sporades
sporadial
sporadic
sporadic E
sporadic bovine encephalomyelitis
sporadic bovine leukosis
sporadical
sporadically

Literary usage of Spoorer

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1. St. James's Magazine by S. C. Hall (1864)
"In the vicinity of an English forest the spoorer's skill may often he tested, if he has to decide when he sees pigs' and when deers' spoor ; the two are not ..."

2. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1895)
"... to give him his due, is as good a hunter and spoorer as any in the wide Kalahari, if the game is nigh and not far to seek. She knows that the giraffe is ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"Many a good head of game has been lost for want of a native spoorer. The Koodoo, one of the biggest and noblest of the African Antelopes, ..."

4. The Illustrated Natural History by John George Wood (1865)
"It is therefore very difficult to follow the course d« Duyker, as it makes so many sharp turns and leaps, that both 'spoorer' and dogs » frequently baffled. ..."

5. Vital Records of Petersham, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 by Petersham (Mass.) (1904)
"and Jetson spoorer, Feb. 29, 1848. Lydia and John Mulliken of Lexington, int . April n, 1780. Patty of Barre and Caleb Lincoln, int. May 19, 1790. ..."

6. The Large Game and Natural History of South and South-East Africa by William Henry Drummond (1875)
"I had already had breakfast when this news came, and to save time I took a hunter and a spoorer with me and followed the lion. About two hundred yards off ..."

7. Days and Nights by the Desert by Parker Gillmore (1888)
"This man is remarkable in appearance for nothing but his ugliness; but if he receives a true character as a spoorer and hunter, he is second to no one in ..."

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