What is hunt?

  • (noun): United States architect (1827-1895).
    Synonyms: Richard Morris Hunt
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on hunt, hunts:

Bradbury Building - History
... A local architect, Sumner Hunt, was first hired to complete a design for the building, but Bradbury dismissed Hunt's plans as inadequate to the grandeur of his vision ... He then hired George Wyman, one of Hunt's draftsmen, to design the building ...
William Henry Hunt (judge) - Secretary and Governor of Puerto Rico
... In 1900, Hunt was appointed by President William McKinley to be the Secretary of Puerto Rico ... Hunt served as Governor of Puerto Rico for three years, from September 15, 1901 to July 4, 1904 ... During his governorship, Hunt signed numerous Executive Orders, including those that made Christmas Day and Thanksgiving Day legal holidays in Puerto Rico ...
2008–09 Reading F.C. Season - Competitions - Football League Cup
... BST (UTC+1) Taiwo 66' Report Henry 25' N Hunt 89' Attendance 2,360 Referee Andy Penn Second Round 26 August 2008 Reading 5–1 Luton Town Madejski Stadium 2000 BST (UTC+1 ...
Antelope Island State Park - Wildlife - Bison
... Dooly bought the bison with the intention of supplementing his income with private bison hunts ... The island was opened for bison hunts beginning in 1896 ... Bison hunting continued on the island until 1926 when the final "Big Buffalo Hunt" eliminated all but a few of the bison ...
Great Expectations (1946 Film)
... Dickens and stars John Mills, Bernard Miles, Finlay Currie, Jean Simmons, Martita Hunt, Alec Guinness and Valerie Hobson ... for the adaptation) played Herbert Pocket and Martita Hunt was Miss Havisham, was written by David Lean, Anthony Havelock-Allan, Cecil McGivern, Ronald Neame and Kay Walsh ... Guinness and Hunt reprised their roles in the film, but the film was not a strict adaptation of the stage version ...

More definitions of "hunt":

  • (noun): The pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport.
    Synonyms: hunting
  • (verb): Oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent.
    Example: "The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency"
  • (verb): Seek, search for.
    Example: "She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them"
  • (noun): An association of huntsmen who hunt for sport.
    Synonyms: hunt club
  • (verb): Yaw back and forth about a flight path.
    Example: "The plane's nose yawed"
  • (verb): Search (an area) for prey.
    Example: "The King used to hunt these forests"
  • (noun): The activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone.
    Synonyms: search, hunting
  • (verb): Chase away, with as with force.
    Example: "They hunted the the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood"
  • (noun): An instance of searching for something.
    Example: "The hunt for submarines"
  • (verb): Pursue or chase relentlessly.
    Synonyms: hound, trace
  • (noun): The work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts.
    Synonyms: hunting

Famous quotes containing the word hunt:

    Without infringing on the liberty we so much boast, might we not ask our professional Mayor to call upon the smokers, have them register their names in each ward, and then appoint certain thoroughfares in the city for their use, that those who feel no need of this envelopment of curling vapor, to insure protection may be relieved from a nuisance as disgusting to the olfactories as it is prejudicial to the lungs.
    —Harriot K. Hunt (1805–1875)

    The nearest the modern general or admiral comes to a small-arms encounter of any sort is at a duck hunt in the company of corporation executives at the retreat of Continental Motors, Inc.
    C. Wright Mills (1916–1962)

    Would any but these boiled-brains of nineteen and two-and-twenty hunt this weather?
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)