No, boy, mind yourself way from here now, I got to hunt up dat tune for Miss Davis.
"We were going to hunt up a parson in Upper Chester," said the Captain, sheepishly.
That would give them time to hunt up the authorities and sound a warning of the ominous invader that was in the vicinity.
Well, I cal'late that depends some on what dictionary you hunt up the word in.
If you would like to know about them, just hunt up the word "pin" in the encyclopdia, and it will tell you.
We'll try and hunt up a garage and send somebody back to help you.
“I should hunt up Erik Nord and give it to him at once,” she told herself.
Its not very pleasant to have to hunt up a different lodging every night.
The old chap is out of the running, to start with, so I must hunt up the others.
And when he wants information does he hunt up a directory or a cop?
Old English huntian "chase game," related to hentan "to seize," from Proto-Germanic *huntojan (cf. Gothic hinþan "to seize, capture," Old High German hunda "booty"), from PIE *kend-.
General sense of "search diligently" (for anything) is first recorded c.1200. Related: Hunted; hunting. Happy hunting-grounds "Native American afterlife paradise" is from "Last of the Mohicans" (1826).
early 12c., from hunt (v.). Meaning "body of persons associated for the purpose of hunting with a pack of hounds" is first recorded 1570s.
To search for diligently; search out: Let's see if we can hunt up a place to get this fixed (1791+)