Definition of Huntsmen

1. Noun. (plural of huntsman) ¹



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Definition of Huntsmen

1. huntsman [n] - See also: huntsman

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Huntsmen

huntmaster
huntmasters
huntress
huntresses
hunts
hunts and pecks
huntsman
huntsman's cup
huntsman's cups
huntsman's horn
huntsman's horns
huntsman spider
huntsman spiders
huntsmans
huntsmanship
huntsmen (current term)
huntspeople
huntsperson
huntspersons
huntswoman
huntswomen
hunyack
hunyacks
huon pine
hup
hupaithric
huperzine
huperzines
huppah
huppahs

Literary usage of Huntsmen

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1. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"The huntsmen carried long ropes before them, and whenever they could get sufficiently near to the bull, they skilfully threw them over the animal's horns, ..."

2. Museum of Painting and Sculpture: Or, Collection of the Principal Pictures by Etienne Achille Réveil, Jean Duchesne (1830)
"The huntsmen, on their return, were surprised at seeing their dogs in a most pitiful ... Neither the expression of the curate nor that of the huntsmen! ..."

3. The Book of Humorous Verse by Carolyn Wells (1920)
"THREE JOVIAL huntsmen THERE were three jovial huntsmen, As I have heard them say, And they would go a-hunting All on a summer's day. ..."

4. The State: Its History and Development Viewed Sociologically by Franz Oppenheimer (1922)
"For that reason, primitive huntsmen are without a state ; and even the more highly developed huntsmen become parts of a state structure only when they find ..."

5. Manners and customs of the ancient Egyptians: Including Their Private Life by John Gardner Wilkinson (1837)
"In many instances, the dresses of the attendants and huntsmen were, as Julius Pollux recommends, ... It was the duty of the huntsmen or the gamekeepers ..."

6. Children's Literature: A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher by Charles Madison Curry (1921)
"128 THREE JOVIAL huntsmen There were three jovial huntsmen, As I have heard them say, And they would go a-hunting All on a summer's day. ..."

7. Tales of Wonder; by Matthew Gregory Lewis, Walter Scott, Robert Southey, John Leyden (1801)
"The tradition of the " Wild huntsmen" (Die Wilde Jager) is a popular superstition, very generally believed by the peasants of Germany. ..."

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