deer stalker


a person who stalks deer.
Also called fore-and-after. a close-fitting woolen cap having a visor in front and in back, with earflaps usually raised and tied on top of the crown, worn as a hunting cap: especially associated with Sherlock Holmes.

1810–20; deer + stalker

deerstalking, noun Unabridged
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deerstalker (ˈdɪəˌstɔːkə)
1.  Also called: stalker a person who stalks deer, esp in order to shoot them
2.  a hat, peaked in front and behind, with earflaps usually turned up and tied together on the top
adj, —n

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