Hunt"er(?), n. 1. One who hunts wild animals either for sport or for food; a huntsman.
2. A dog that scents game, or is trained to the chase; a hunting dog.
3. A horse used in the chase; especially, a thoroughbred, bred and trained for hunting.
4. One who hunts or seeks after anything, as if for game; as, a fortune
hunter a place
No keener hunter after glory breathes.Tennyson.
(Zol.) A kind of spider. See
Hunting spider, under Hunting.
6. A hunting watch, or one of which the crystal is protected by a metallic cover.
Hunter's room, the lunation after the harvest moon. --
(Mech.), a differential screw, so named from the inventor. See under Differential.
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