Definition of Huntress

1. Noun. A woman hunter.

Generic synonyms: Hunter, Huntsman

Definition of Huntress

1. n. A woman who hunts or follows the chase; as, the huntress Diana.

Definition of Huntress

1. Noun. A female hunter. ¹

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Definition of Huntress

1. a female hunter [n -ES] - See also: hunter

Medical Definition of Huntress

1. A woman who hunts or follows the chase; as, the huntress Diana. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Huntress

hunting pink
hunting pinks
hunting reaction
hunting season
hunting spider
hunting watch
hunting whip
hunting whips
huntington's disease
huntress (current term)
hunts and pecks
huntsman's cup
huntsman's cups
huntsman's horn
huntsman's horns
huntsman spider
huntsman spiders

Literary usage of Huntress

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1. English Poems by Walter Cochrane Bronson (1909)
"BEN JONSON QUEEN AND huntress, CHASTE AND FAIR Queen and huntress, chaste and fair, Now the sun is laid to sleep, Seated in thy silver chair, ..."

2. The American Jurist and Law Magazine (1843)
"THE huntress. The owners of a steamboat employed in carrying passengers and merchandize between port and port are responsible to shippers of goods as common ..."

3. The Works of George Meredith by George Meredith (1910)
"huntress, arrowy to pursue, In and out of woody glen, Under cliffs that tear the blue, Over torrent, over fen, She and forest, where she skims Feathery, ..."

4. The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1895)
"CHAPTER XXX Ofwhat befell Don Quixote with a fair huntress KNIGHT and squire returned to their animals sufficiently melancholy and out of humour, ..."

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