1. [syn: wolf spider, hunting spider]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Hunting \Hunt"ing\, n.
The pursuit of game or of wild animals. --A. Smith.
Happy hunting grounds, the region to which, according to
the belief of American Indians, the souls of warriors and
hunters pass after death, to be happy in hunting and
Hunting box. Same As Hunting lodge (below).
Hunting cat (Zool.), the cheetah.
Hunting cog (Mach.), a tooth in the larger of two geared
wheels which makes its number of teeth prime to the number
in the smaller wheel, thus preventing the frequent meeting
of the same pairs of teeth.
Hunting dog (Zool.), the hyena dog.
Hunting ground, a region or district abounding in game;
esp. (pl.), the regions roamed over by the North American
Indians in search of game.
Hunting horn, a bulge; a horn used in the chase. See
Horn, and Bulge.
Hunting leopard (Zool.), the cheetah.
Hunting lodge, a temporary residence for the purpose of
Hunting seat, a hunting lodge. --Gray.
Hunting shirt, a coarse shirt for hunting, often of
Hunting spider (Zool.), a spider which hunts its prey,
instead of catching it in a web; a wolf spider.
Hunting watch. See Hunter, 6.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: ground spider that hunts its prey instead of using a web
[syn: wolf spider, hunting spider]