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noun as in chase

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noun as in hunting

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The venery was a little further off, drawing toward the park.

And very carefully the Queen's Highness observeth the laws of the chase, of venery and hawking.

Thus beasts of forest (the “five wild beasts of venery”) were the hart, the hind, the hare, the boar and the wolf.

Venery, ven′ėr-i, n. the act or exercise of hunting: the sports of the chase.

The same word gives us venery—the term that was used in the fourteenth century, by Chaucer among others, for hunting.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to venery, such as: hunt, quest, race, and hunting.

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