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[huhnts-muh n] /ˈhʌnts mən/
noun, plural huntsmen.
the member of a hunt staff who manages the hounds during the hunt.
a hunter.
Origin of huntsman
1560-70; hunt + 's1 + man1
Related forms
huntsmanship, noun Unabridged
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  • Never until now, since he entered the king's service, had the huntsman missed his aim.

    Moonshine & Clover Laurence Housman
  • The same as the huntsman tracks his game so should we learn how to track the enemy.

  • That trading day the huntsman spent with me, setting traps in the wood far north of here.

    The Vinland Champions Ottilie A. Liljencrantz
  • But in Xanabar, the principal city of Xanabar the Empire they were huntsman and companion.

    History Repeats George Oliver Smith
  • ONE day, as the king's huntsman was riding in the forest, he came to a small pool.

    Moonshine & Clover Laurence Housman
British Dictionary definitions for huntsman


noun (pl) -men
a person who hunts
a person who looks after and trains hounds, and manages them during a hunt
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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