Instead of engaging in broader questions, Rinella recounts his shift from hunting for food to hunting for sport.
Not just hunting, but the idea of woman as trophy to be stuffed and displayed.
Viscount Mandeville, like many British aristocrats, had met her in the U.S. while “hunting” for an American wife.
Of course, Harry hunting is not an exclusively American pursuit.
He once talked about hunting varmints, but that drew ridicule.
Dame, I grieve to tell you that your knight has been somewhat hurt in his hunting.
She was fond of hunting, and could shoot at a mark with wonderful skill.
And this reminded Philip that his real occupation was hunting hens' eggs.
No, sir, the person he was hunting for was a man with a hundred camels.
If the Assiniboines were hunting for him they were too far off to cause concern.
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.
mentioned first in Gen. 10:9 in connection with Nimrod. Esau was "a cunning hunter" (Gen. 25:27). Hunting was practised by the Hebrews after their settlement in the "Land of Promise" (Lev. 17:15; Prov. 12:27). The lion and other ravenous beasts were found in Palestine (1 Sam. 17:34; 2 Sam. 23:20; 1 Kings 13:24; Ezek. 19:3-8), and it must have been necessary to hunt and destroy them. Various snares and gins were used in hunting (Ps. 91:3; Amos 3:5; 2 Sam. 23:20). War is referred to under the idea of hunting (Jer. 16:16; Ezek. 32:30).