still hunt

noun
1.
a hunt for game carried on stealthily, as by stalking, or under cover, as in ambush.
2.
Informal. a quiet or secret pursuit of any object.

Origin:
1820–30

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still-hunt

[stil-huhnt]
verb (used with object)
1.
to pursue or ambush by a still hunt.
verb (used without object)
2.
to carry on a still hunt.

Origin:
1855–60, Americanism

still-hunter, noun
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still hunt
 
n
1.  the hunting of game by stalking or ambushing
 
vb
2.  to hunt (quarry) in this way

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Example sentences
If they do not win, they can still hunt in there area of primary choice.
Some humans still hunt, fish and trap animals for food.
They both started out on a still hunt for the author and forgot to return until more encouraging returns interested those present.
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