fire hunt

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: a night hunt in which torches or other lights are used
: a hunt in which fire is set to the woods in an area and the animals are killed as they attempt to escape


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transitive verb

: to hunt (animals) at night with the aid of a torch or light
: to hunt by driving (animals) from the woods with a fire

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“Fire hunt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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