Leigh hunt



(James Henry) Leigh
[lee] /li/ (Show IPA), 1784–1859, English essayist, poet, and editor.
Richard Morris, 1828–95, U.S. architect.
(William) Holman
[hohl-muh n] /ˈhoʊl mən/ (Show IPA), 1827–1910, English painter.
William Morris, 1824–79, U.S. painter (brother of Richard Morris Hunt).
Historical Examples

The Silent Isle Arthur Christopher Benson
The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb Charles Lamb
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 8 Various
Famous Houses and Literary Shrines of London A. St. John Adcock
Shelley John Addington Symonds
Saunterings in and about London Max Schlesinger
Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3) Thomas Babington Macaulay
Haunted London Walter Thornbury
Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3) Thomas Babington Macaulay
Hints to Pilgrims Charles Stephen Brooks

verb
to seek out and kill or capture (game or wild animals) for food or sport
(intransitive) often foll by for. to look (for); search (for): to hunt for a book, to hunt up a friend
(transitive) to use (hounds, horses, etc) in the pursuit of wild animals, game, etc: to hunt a pack of hounds
(transitive) to search or draw (country) to hunt wild animals, game, etc: to hunt the parkland
(transitive) often foll by down. to track or chase diligently, esp so as to capture: to hunt down a criminal
(transitive; usually passive) to persecute; hound
(intransitive) (of a gauge indicator, engine speed, etc) to oscillate about a mean value or position
(intransitive) (of an aircraft, rocket, etc) to oscillate about a flight path
noun
the act or an instance of hunting
chase or search, esp of animals or game
the area of a hunt
a party or institution organized for the pursuit of wild animals or game, esp for sport
the participants in or members of such a party or institution
(informal) in the hunt, having a chance of success: that result keeps us in the hunt See also hunt down, hunt up
noun
Henry, known as Orator Hunt. 1773–1835, British radical, who led the mass meeting that ended in the Peterloo Massacre (1819)
(William) Holman. 1827–1910, British painter; a founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (1848)
James. 1947–93, British motor-racing driver: world champion 1976
(Henry Cecil) John, Baron. 1910–98, British army officer and mountaineer. He planned and led the expedition that first climbed Mount Everest (1953)
(James Henry) Leigh (liː). 1784–1859, British poet and essayist: a founder of The Examiner (1808) in which he promoted the work of Keats and Shelley
v.
n.
see:

happy hunting ground
high and low, (hunt)
run with (the hare, hunt with the hounds)

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