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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hunt \Hunt\, v. i. 1. To follow the chase; to go out in pursuit of game; to course with hounds. [1913 Webster] Esau went to the field to hunt for venison. --Gen. xxvii. 5. [1913 Webster] 2. To seek; to pursue; to search; -- with for or after. [1913 Webster] He after honor hunts, I after love. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mach.) 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. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 4. (Change Ringing) To shift up and down in order regularly. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] To hunt counter, to trace the scent backward in hunting, as a hound to go back on one's steps. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]