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deer hunter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n deer hunter hunter of deer
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Usage

In literature:

They were hunters in the great forests of Maine, where even yet roam the deer and moose.
"Canada" by J. G. Bourinot
The Duke was a mighty hunter, not only of books, but of deer and wild swans.
"The Book-Hunter in London" by William Roberts
He made bows and arrows, and was a hunter, and brought home wild birds and deer, for his father was very fond of such food.
"Child's Story of the Bible" by Mary A. Lathbury
I'm quite sure it was made by hunters sent out for buffalo or deer to feed the main band.
"The Keepers of the Trail" by Joseph A. Altsheler
At least once a week, the entire party of young men went with Philip Tremble, the half-breed hunter, for deer or moose.
"On the Edge of the Arctic" by Harry Lincoln Sayler
There was once a hunter who used often to spend the whole night stalking the deer or setting traps for game.
"Europa's Fairy Book" by Joseph Jacobs
Drewyer, one of the best hunters, had a fat bear and a deer, too.
"The Young Alaskans on the Missouri" by Emerson Hough
In the morning the hunters brought in some deer-meat and turkeys, and we camped long enough to eat.
"A Virginia Scout" by Hugh Pendexter
The moose deer, however, cannot successfully strive with the hunter's rifle.
"History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians" by George Mogridge
The law allows thirty woodcock, thirty partridges, and two deer to every hunter.
"A Young Man in a Hurry" by Robert W. Chambers
The hunters returned toward night, with several deer and wild turkeys.
"The Adventures of Daniel Boone: the Kentucky rifleman" by Uncle Philip
But a party of hunters passed that way and saw the deer's body on the fork of the tree; and they knew that a leopard had carried it up there.
"The Wonders of the Jungle, Book Two" by Prince Sarath Ghosh
Is there any hunter knows more surely where the herds feed, or strikes quicker the slot of a deer?
"The Arrow-Maker" by Mary Austin
Besides the fallow-deer, the fox gives sport to the Louisiana hunter.
"Bruin" by Mayne Reid
While the hunters, therefore, occupied themselves with the remainder of the herd, Placidus swiftly followed this deer's track.
"Mediaeval Tales" by Various
On the seventeenth, snow fell during the whole day: Mr. Pike killed four bears, and his hunter three deer.
"Travels in North America, From Modern Writers" by William Bingley
Will the hunter exchange his deer for the sprat, on the principle of equal labour-time?
"British Socialism" by J. Ellis Barker
The mother keeps them in a quiet place where she thinks the hunters and dogs cannot get them; for men often hunt the wild deer.
"Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad" by Various
In many jungle villages where deer abound there are one or two hunters who make a living by hunting.
"The Soul of a People" by H. Fielding
If the finder is within ten yards on sighting the deer, and misses his shot, the other hunters go back to the ten-yard limit.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
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In poetry:

A hunter's life he dearly lov'd,
And still, from day to day,
No other sound he lov'd to hear,
Like his own deer-hound's bay.
"The Huntsman And His Hound" by Thomas Frederick Young
By midnight moons, o'er moistening dews,
In habit for the chase array'd,
The hunter still the deer pursues,
The hunter and the deer, a shade!
"The Indian Burying Ground" by Philip Morin Freneau
Upon a rock that, high and sheer,
Rose from the mountain's breast,
A weary hunter of the deer
Had sat him down to rest,
And bared to the soft summer air
His hot red brow and sweaty hair.
"The Hunter's Vision" by William Cullen Bryant
The horses are rearing
And snorting with fear, And over the prairie
Come flying the deer With hot smoking haunches,
And eyes rolling back, As if the fierce hunter
Were hard on their track.
"The Prairie on Fire" by Phoebe Cary
"Hunter! leave the mountain-chase!
Take the falchion from its place!
Let the wolf go free to-day,
Leave him for a nobler prey!
Let the deer ungall'd sweep by,—
Arm thee! Britain's foes are nigh!"
"The Bended Bow" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
You never hear tell, Marie, ma femme,
Of Bruno de hunter man,
Wit' hees wild dogs chasin' de moose an' deer,
Every day on de long, long year,
Off on de hillside far an' near,
An' down on de beeg savane?
"Bruno The Hunter" by William Henry Drummond

In news:

The Tragic Tale of the Deer Hunter .
Deer hunter kills Hogzilla.
BAYLIS — A 14-year-old deer hunter said he was attacked by a mountain lion Sunday evening, just a minute's walk from his family's Pike County home.
Residents in part of Prince George's County are worried about a rogue deer hunter who is taking aim just feet from homes and apartments.
A first-time deer hunter 's experience.
The week-long Ohio deer gun season lured an army of deer hunter s to the woods last week.
Or it could be that I'm just a lousy deer hunter .
Hundreds of thousands of Wisconsin deer hunter s are gearing up for the nine-day gun season that opens Saturday.
The Minnesota Deer Hunters Association (MDHA) is asking anyone with a trail camera who has captured a photo of a wolf to register the photo in MDHA's Zone "B" wolf sightings survey.
DOH Reponds to Deer Hunter Concerns.
Johnson is executive director of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association.
Elk hunters are reminded that they may see tribal deer hunters in the field during elk seasons which begin this Saturday when Cascade elk season begins.
Deer hunters encouraged to share their harvest.
SUPERIOR, Wisc (WSAU) A second deer hunter has been shot-to-death during Wisconsin's nine-day gun season.
Deer hunters shoot those feral swine.
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In science:

Few hunters possess the skills to reliably get close enough to deer (10-15 feet) so that velocity loss can be neglected.
A method for testing handgun bullets in deer
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