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still hunt

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n still hunt a hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush
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Usage

In literature:

Slowly the girl limped forward, still wearing the hunting jacket over her night-dress.
"The Flaming Jewel" by Robert W. Chambers
Sure, I'm on a still hunt for a man I want to find.
"A Woman at Bay" by Nicholas Carter
There is hunting still, a little, and the world is quiet, and nothing troubles.
"Northern Lights" by Gilbert Parker
No, I'm for a still hunt.
"Crooked Trails and Straight" by William MacLeod Raine
Besides, I had a feeling it might be useful to do a little still hunting round Skunk's Misery.
"The La Chance Mine Mystery" by Susan Carleton Jones
In spite of the hunting, deer are still found.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard
Then it must be our Admiral, still hunting for the Vladivostock squadron.
"Under the Ensign of the Rising Sun" by Harry Collingwood
Her long hours of still-hunting had brought their rich reward, and her babies were all that she could ask.
"Forest Neighbors" by William Davenport Hulbert
Indeed, so clever were they that they might have been hunting still if a terrible thing had not happened.
"The Lilac Fairy Book" by Andrew Lang
She liked hunting for slugs and worms, or swimming races with her drake, better than sitting still.
"Dick and His Cat and Other Tales" by Various
Perhaps the girls are hunting for us still in the passage, and they may hear.
"The Manor House School" by Angela Brazil
Still, except perhaps for Herries, the hunt committee were tactful; he did not think they would enlighten Dick.
"Partners of the Out-Trail" by Harold Bindloss
We ought to have found each other, though, if he is still hunting for me.
"Adrift on the Pacific" by Edward S. Ellis
Walter is still hunting everywhere for her.
"Nobody" by Louis Joseph Vance
A hundred years ago these grounds were still used for hunting.
"The Lonely Way--Intermezzo--Countess Mizzie" by Arthur Schnitzler
Mr. Price still hunts, and is as popular in the country as ever.
"Is He Popenjoy?" by Anthony Trollope
Still hunting could only be followed when the sea was smooth as glass.
"Pioneers of the Pacific Coast" by Agnes C. Laut
In the pale face, the hunting instinct, while never entirely lost, is still greatly modified.
"Seeds of Pine" by Janey Canuck
One may still hunt up by night waifs who make their beds in alleys and cellars and abandoned sheds.
"The Children of the Poor" by Jacob A. Riis
In still hunting they are noiseless; horseback they do not chafe; in cold weather they are warm, and the hot sun they turn.
"Camp and Trail" by Stewart Edward White
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In poetry:

Nay; nay, he still is kingly–
He wanders in a glen
Where Fionn goes by a-hunting
With misty Fenian men.
"The King of Ireland's Cairn" by Anna Johnston MacManus
Meanwhile I inly curse the bore
Of hunting still the same old coon,
And envy him, outside the door,
The golden quiet of the moon.
"Without And Withiin" by James Russell Lowell
The primal mark is on her face,
The chattel-stamp,the pariah-stain
That follows still her hunted race,­
The curse without the crime of Cain.
"Avis" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Our hunting cars were light and good,
Each with its team of noble steeds.
Still further east we took the way
To Foo-mere's grassy plains that leads.
"Celebrating A Hunting Expedition" by Confucius
Comrade, keen for the hunt and kill;
Comrade, patient and strong and wise,
The firelight flares--and I see you still,
Calling me with your wistful eyes.
"To My Dog,"Quien Sabe"" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
They fights their fights and they hunt their game,
As they did before the white man came,
Far in the unexplored Outback,
Where still Australia's mostly black.
"Black and White" by C J Dennis

In news:

WASHINGTON — The Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins, a pair of 3-6 teams on losing streaks, spent the week convincing themselves that they're still in the playoff hunt.
Kimi Raikkonen believes he can still deliver a Japanese Grand Prix result that will keep him in the championship hunt, despite a difficult opening day of practice.
BEAUMONT — Still in the hunt.
Founder still said to be in hunt for Best Buy.
The warm fall weather we've had in the Northland means the best grouse hunting is still to come.
Still undefeated and still in the hunt, the Western Reserve Blue Devils find themselves just one win away from the Division VI, Region 21 final and just three away from a state championship berth.
The Reynolds' deal probably takes them out of the Youkilis bidding, but as of Sunday evening they were still in the hunt for Swisher.
Humbled Packers still in playoff hunt.
Still, with just four days of hunting left, Cole said he expects a low harvest.
The Cleveland Browns still are mathematically alive in the AFC playoff hunt.
The Browns are still mathematically alive in the AFC playoff hunt.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns are still mathematically alive in the AFC playoff hunt.
While the experts highly advise against quitting or waiting until you're fired to start your job search —there are risks associated with job hunting while you're still employed.
Lisa Mayock and Sophie Buhai of Vena Cava Still Hunting for Perfect Financial Planner.
Even with the one month controlled hunting season every year, there are still an estimated two million gators in Louisiana's swamps, rivers and lakes.
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In science:

Quantum Hunt-Stein Theorem removes a part of these disturbance parameters, but other types of difficulty still remain.
Quantum hypothesis testing for quantum Gaussian states: Quantum analogues of chi-square, t and F tests
It is for this reason that some of the most hunted properties of the theory remain still unexplained.
Beyond QCD: A Composite Universe
We will use still further notation for the hunt with ∆0 =
Rational Curves on Quasi-Projective Surfaces
However, the brane picture still encounters several difficulties in the corresponding hunting for finite gauge theories.
N=1 Finite Unified Theories - Predictions and Dualities
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