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pothunter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pothunter someone who hunts for food (not for sport)
    • n pothunter someone who participates in contests in order to collect trophies
    • n pothunter a nonprofessional archeologist
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Usage

In literature:

It was too much like pothunting.
"The Gentle Grafter" by O. Henry
Miss Tooker and Mrs. Pothunter you already know.
"The Trimmed Lamp" by O. Henry
Resident, not common; once common, but killed and driven out by pothunters; some breed in Middle Park; noted in winter at 9,500 feet.
"Birds of the Rockies" by Leander Sylvester Keyser
In 1891 Nordenskioeld had found many fine burials in this cave and it had suffered greatly from pothunting.
"Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado" by Anonymous
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