Meaning of “fox hunting” in the English Dictionary

"fox hunting" in British English

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fox huntingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈfɒks ˌhʌn.tɪŋ/ us /ˈfɑːks ˌhʌn.t̬ɪŋ/
fox hunt
noun [ C ] uk us

Examples from literature

  • He found himself in a little hall decorated with many trophies of fox hunting. 
  • The proprietor must have been very fond of fox hunting from the number of hounds that made an attack on him as he rode up the avenue, and which was so sudden that it brought out the entire household. 

(Definition of “fox hunting” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)