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See definition of venery on Dictionary.com
  • as inchase
  • as inhunting

synonyms for venery

  • hunt
  • quest
  • race
  • hunting
  • angling
  • fishery
  • fishing
  • shooting
  • coursing
  • falconry
  • fowling
  • hawking
  • sporting
  • stalking
  • trapping
  • big-game hunting
  • halieutics
  • the hunt
  • venatics
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antonyms for venery

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    How to use venery in a sentence

    The venery was a little further off, drawing toward the park.
    THE BEST OF THE WORLD'S CLASSICS, RESTRICTED TO PROSE, VOL. VII (OF X)--CONTINENTAL EUROPE IVARIOUS
    And very carefully the Queen's Highness observeth the laws of the chase, of venery and hawking.
    THE FIFTH QUEEN CROWNEDFORD MADOX FORD
    Thus beasts of forest (the “five wild beasts of venery”) were the hart, the hind, the hare, the boar and the wolf.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 6VARIOUS
    Venery, ven′ėr-i, n. the act or exercise of hunting: the sports of the chase.
    CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
    The same word gives us venery—the term that was used in the fourteenth century, by Chaucer among others, for hunting.
    A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE, VOL. 2 (OF 2)JOHN MILLER DOW MEIKLEJOHN
    This word seems to have remained in use in England long after it had disappeared from the language of French venery.
    THE MASTER OF GAMESECOND DUKE OF YORK, EDWARD
    According to the laws of Canute the fox was neither reckoned as a beast of venery nor of the forest.
    THE MASTER OF GAMESECOND DUKE OF YORK, EDWARD
    In the early days of venery the whole pack was not allowed to hunt at the commencement of the chase.
    THE MASTER OF GAMESECOND DUKE OF YORK, EDWARD
    The adjective, used in venery of a buck of the third year, is a diminutive of Old Fr.
    THE ROMANCE OF WORDS (4TH ED.)ERNEST WEEKLEY
    That is a treatise on venery written by a scientific man of Lucca for the famous Castruccio Castracani.
    MARGUERITE DE VALOISALEXANDRE DUMAS
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO VENERY

    • hunt
    • hunting
    • quest
    • race
    • venery
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