beast of chase

noun

Definition of beast of chase

1 : any of the animals (such as fallow deer, roe deer, fox, marten) that might be kept in or hunted under a chase in medieval England — compare beast of venery, beast of warren
2 : a game mammal not used technically

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“Beast of chase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beast%20of%20chase. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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