foxhunting

noun fox·hunt·ing \ ˈfäks-ˌhən-tiŋ \

Definition of foxhunting

: a pastime in which participants on horseback ride over the countryside following a pack of hounds on the trail of a fox

foxhunt

play \ˈfäks-ˌhənt\ intransitive verb

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  • : an activity in which people riding horses hunt foxes by using specially trained dogs


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