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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hunter \Hunt"er\, n. 1. One who hunts wild animals either for sport or for food; a huntsman. [1913 Webster] 2. A dog that scents game, or is trained to the chase; a hunting dog. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A horse used in the chase; especially, a thoroughbred, bred and trained for hunting. [1913 Webster] 4. One who hunts or seeks after anything, as if for game; as, a fortune hunter a place hunter. [1913 Webster] No keener hunter after glory breathes. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 5. (Zool.) A kind of spider. See Hunting spider, under Hunting. [1913 Webster] 6. A hunting watch, or one of which the crystal is protected by a metallic cover. [1913 Webster] Hunter's room, the lunation after the harvest moon. Hunter's screw (Mech.), a differential screw, so named from the inventor. See under Differential. [1913 Webster]