huntsman

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huntsman

1. a person who hunts
2. a person who looks after and trains hounds, beagles, etc., and manages them during a hunt
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She came very slowly to the gate, looking with a silly expression at the two huntsmen, the sight of whom brought a forced and painful smile to her face.
Before the wedding the tailor was to catch him a wild boar that made great havoc in the forest, and the huntsmen should give him their help.
Also there were men boxing and wrestling, and huntsmen chasing swift hares with a leash of sharp-toothed dogs before them, they eager to catch the hares, and the hares eager to escape.
It was one of these huntsmen who by chance discovered, a few years since, an English vessel, which had been wrecked on the outer coast.
The time then has arrived, Glaucon, when, like huntsmen, we should surround the cover, and look sharp that justice does not steal away, and pass out of sight and escape us; for beyond a doubt she is somewhere in this country: watch therefore and strive to catch a sight of her, and if you see her first, let me know.
I think there is somebody just behind us," said Gerda; and something rushed past: it was like shadowy figures on the wall; horses with flowing manes and thin legs, huntsmen, ladies and gentlemen on horseback.
The best bait, as huntsmen and fishermen require it.
How many people do you suppose these other kinds of huntsmen crush in following their sport--hundreds at a step?

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