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hunt's-up

[huhnts-uhp] /ˈhʌntsˈʌp/
noun
1.
(formerly) a call played on a hunting horn in the morning to rouse and assemble the participants in a hunt.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; from phrase (the) hunt is up
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