HUNT'ING, ppr. Chasing for seizure; pursuing; seeking; searching.
HUNT'ING, n. The act or practice of pursuing wild animals, for catching or killing them. Hunting was originally practiced by men for the purpose of procuring food, as it still is by uncivilized nations. But among civilized men, it is practiced mostly for exercise or diversion, or for the destruction of noxious animals,as in America.