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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