Definition of Huntsman

1. Noun. Someone who hunts game.

Exact synonyms: Hunter
Specialized synonyms: Bounty Hunter, Courser, Deer Hunter, Duck Hunter, Falconer, Hawker, Fowler, Huntress, Lion-hunter, Pothunter, Snarer, Stalker, Tracker, Trapper
Generic synonyms: Skilled Worker, Skilled Workman, Trained Worker
Specialized synonyms: Nimrod
Derivative terms: Hunt, Hunt, Hunt



Definition of Huntsman

1. n. One who hunts, or who practices hunting.

Definition of Huntsman

1. Noun. A hunter. ¹

2. Noun. (U.K.) A fox hunter. ¹

3. Noun. One who manages the hounds during a hunt. ¹

4. Noun. Any of the many species of large spiders of the family ''Sparassidae''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Huntsman

1. a hunter [n HUNTSMEN] - See also: hunter

Medical Definition of Huntsman

1. 1. One who hunts, or who practices hunting. 2. The person whose office it is to manage the chase or to look after the hounds. Huntsman's cup, the sidesaddle flower, or common American pitcher plant (Sarracenia purpurea). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Huntsman

hunting spider
hunting watch
hunting whip
hunting whips
huntings
huntingtin
huntingtins
huntington's disease
huntite
huntmaster
huntmasters
huntress
huntresses
hunts
hunts and pecks
huntsman (current term)
huntsman's cup
huntsman's cups
huntsman's horn
huntsman's horns
huntsman spider
huntsman spiders
huntsmans
huntsmanship
huntsmen
huntspeople
huntsperson
huntspersons
huntswoman
huntswomen

Literary usage of Huntsman

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1891)
"In introducing several improved tools huntsman was much hindered by the ... When huntsman had perfected his invention, he endeavoured to persuade the ..."

2. The Jurist by Great Britain Courts (1865)
"The huntsman's occupation, his livery, his presence with his master, all shew that he ... Does, then, a huntsman fall within this description of servant? ..."

3. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"This chase has two defects : First, it is very hard to catch the goose ; and, secondly, it is of very little worth when it is caught. Wild huntsman, The ..."

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