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