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Hunt vs. Shag

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Huntverb

(ambitransitive) To find or search for an animal in the wild with the intention of killing the animal for its meat or for sport.

‘State Wildlife Management areas often offer licensed hunters the opportunity to hunt on public lands.’; ‘Her uncle will go out and hunt for deer, now that it is open season.’;

Shagnoun

Matted material; rough massed hair, fibres etc.

Huntverb

(ambitransitive) To try to find something; search (for).

‘The little girl was hunting for shells on the beach.’; ‘The police are hunting for evidence.’;

Shagnoun

Coarse shredded tobacco.

Huntverb

(transitive) To drive; to chase; with down, from, away, etc.

‘to hunt down a criminal’; ‘He was hunted from the parish.’;

Shagnoun

A type of rough carpet pile.

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Huntverb

(transitive) To use or manage (dogs, horses, etc.) in hunting.

‘Did you hunt that pony last week?’;

Shagnoun

Bacon or fat, especially if with some remaining hair or bristles.

Huntverb

(transitive) To use or traverse in pursuit of game.

‘He hunts the woods, or the country.’;

Shagnoun

A roughly-cut or torn-off piece of bread or cheese.

Huntverb

To move or shift the order of (a bell) in a regular course of changes.

Shagnoun

Several species of sea birds in the family Phalacrocoracidae (cormorant family), especially the common shag or European shag, Phalacrocorax aristotelis, found on European and African coasts.

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Huntverb

To shift up and down in order regularly.

Shagnoun

A swing dance.

Huntverb

To be in a state of instability of movement or forced oscillation, as a governor which has a large movement of the balls for small change of load, an arc-lamp clutch mechanism which moves rapidly up and down with variations of current, etc.; also, to seesaw, as a pair of alternators working in parallel.

Shagnoun

(slang) An act of sexual intercourse.

Huntnoun

The act of hunting.

Shagnoun

(slang) A casual sexual partner.

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Huntnoun

A hunting expedition.

Shagnoun

A fundraising dance in honour of a couple engaged to be married.

Huntnoun

An organization devoted to hunting, or the people belonging to it.

Shagnoun

(West Country) Friend; mate; buddy.

Huntnoun

A pack of hunting dogs.

Shagverb

(transitive) To make hairy or shaggy; to roughen.

Huntverb

To search for or follow after, as game or wild animals; to chase; to pursue for the purpose of catching or killing; to follow with dogs or guns for sport or exercise; as, to hunt a deer.

‘Like a dog, he hunts in dreams.’;

Shagverb

To hang in shaggy clusters.

Huntverb

To search diligently after; to seek; to pursue; to follow; - often with out or up; as, to hunt up the facts; to hunt out evidence.

‘Evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him.’;

Shagverb

(intransitive) To shake, wiggle around.

Huntverb

To drive; to chase; - with down, from, away, etc.; as, to hunt down a criminal; he was hunted from the parish.

Shagverb

To have sexual intercourse with.

Huntverb

To use or manage in the chase, as hounds.

‘He hunts a pack of dogs.’;

Shagverb

To masturbate.

Huntverb

To use or traverse in pursuit of game; as, he hunts the woods, or the country.

Shagverb

To chase after; especially, to chase after and return (a ball) hit usually out of play.

Huntverb

To move or shift the order of (a bell) in a regular course of changes.

Shagverb

To perform the dance called the shag.

Huntverb

To follow the chase; to go out in pursuit of game; to course with hounds.

‘Esau went to the field to hunt for venison.’;

Shagadjective

(obsolete) hairy; shaggy

Huntverb

To seek; to pursue; to search; - with for or after.

‘He after honor hunts, I after love.’;

Shagnoun

Coarse hair or nap; rough, woolly hair.

‘True Witney broadcloth, with its shag unshorn.’;

Huntverb

To be in a state of instability of movement or forced oscillation, as a governor which has a large movement of the balls for small change of load, an arc-lamp clutch mechanism which moves rapidly up and down with variations of current, or the like; also, to seesaw, as a pair of alternators working in parallel.

Shagnoun

A kind of cloth having a long, coarse nap.

Huntverb

To shift up and down in order regularly.

Shagnoun

A kind of prepared tobacco cut fine.

Huntnoun

The act or practice of chasing wild animals; chase; pursuit; search.

‘The hunt is up; the morn is bright and gray.’;

Shagnoun

Any species of cormorant.

Huntnoun

The game secured in the hunt.

Shagadjective

Hairy; shaggy.

Huntnoun

A pack of hounds.

Shagverb

To make hairy or shaggy; hence, to make rough.

‘Shag the green zone that bounds the boreal skies.’;

Huntnoun

An association of huntsmen.

Shagnoun

a strong coarse tobacco that has been shredded

Huntnoun

A district of country hunted over.

‘Every landowner within the hunt.’;

Shagnoun

a matted tangle of hair or fiber;

‘the dog's woolly shag’;

Huntnoun

Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)

Shagnoun

a fabric with long coarse nap;

‘he bought a shag rug’;

Huntnoun

United States architect (1827-1895)

Shagnoun

slang terms for sexual intercourse

Huntnoun

British writer who defended the romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859)

Shagnoun

a lively dance step consisting of hopping on each foot in turn

Huntnoun

an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport

Shagverb

dance the shag

Huntnoun

an instance of searching for something;

‘the hunt for submarines’;

Huntnoun

the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone

Huntnoun

the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts

Huntnoun

the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport

Huntverb

pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals);

‘Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland’; ‘The dogs are running deer’; ‘The Duke hunted in these woods’;

Huntverb

pursue or chase relentlessly;

‘The hunters traced the deer into the woods’; ‘the detectives hounded the suspect until they found the him’;

Huntverb

chase away, with as with force;

‘They hunted the the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood’;

Huntverb

yaw back and forth about a flight path;

‘the plane's nose yawed’;

Huntverb

oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent;

‘The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency’;

Huntverb

seek, search for;

‘She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them’;

Huntverb

search (an area) for prey;

‘The King used to hunt these forests’;

Huntverb

pursue and kill (a wild animal) for sport or food

‘they hunted and fished’; ‘in the autumn they hunted deer’;

Huntverb

pursue (a wild animal, especially a fox or deer) on horseback using hounds

‘he used to hunt’; ‘an old dog fox who had been hunted many times before’;

Huntverb

use (a hound or a horse) for hunting

‘he hunted his hounds every day’;

Huntverb

(of an animal) chase and kill (its prey)

‘mice are hunted by weasels and foxes’; ‘lionesses hunt in groups’;

Huntverb

search determinedly for someone or something

‘he desperately hunted for a new job’;

Huntverb

(of the police) search for (a criminal)

‘the gang is being hunted by police’; ‘police are hunting for her attacker’;

Huntverb

search for and capture someone

‘the killers will be hunted down’;

Huntverb

(of a device or system) oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state

‘on weak stereo signals this circuit can hunt over mono and stereo in a very disconcerting manner’;

Huntverb

(of an aircraft or rocket) oscillate about a mean flight path.

Huntverb

(in change-ringing) move the place of a bell in a simple progression.

Huntnoun

an act of hunting wild animals or game

‘a bear-hunt’;

Huntnoun

an association of people who meet regularly to hunt, especially with hounds.

Huntnoun

an area where hunting takes place.

Huntnoun

a search

‘police launched a hunt for the killer’;

Huntnoun

an oscillating motion about a desired speed, position, or state.

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