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Hunter

 [hun´ter]
John (1728–1793). “Founder of scientific surgery.” Born in England, he learned dissection from his brother William and then acquired extensive knowledge of gunshot wounds in the army, of which he was later appointed surgeon-general. Upon retiring from the army, he practiced surgery and lectured on anatomy and surgery. His merit rests with the sound pathologic reasons upon which his surgical procedures were based. Hunter was also the first to study teeth scientifically. In 1783 he was elected a member of the Royal Society of Medicine and of the Royal Academy of Surgery at Paris.

Hun·ter

(hŭn'tĕr),
Charles, Canadian physician, 1872-1955. See: Hunter syndrome.

Hun·ter

(hŭn'tĕr),
William, English pathologist, 1861-1937. See: Hunter glossitis.

Hun·ter

(hŭn'tĕr),
William, Scottish anatomist and obstetrician, 1718-1783. See: Hunter ligament, Hunter line, Hunter membrane.

Hun·ter

(hŭn'tĕr),
John, Scottish surgeon, anatomist, physiologist and pathologist, 1728-1793. See: Hunter canal, Hunter gubernaculum, Hunter operation, Hunter-Schreger bands, Hunter-Schreger lines.
Drug slang A regional street term for cocaine
Sports medicine A person who hunts game animals—deer, elk, turkeys—with a firearm—e.g., rifle, shotgun—or other weapon—e.g., compound bow, crossbow

hunter

Sports medicine A person who hunts game animals–eg, deer, elk, turkeys, with a firearm–eg, rifle, shotgun or other weapon–eg, compound bow, crossbow etc

hunter

a horse used for hunting. A hunter can be any size or shape but is in most cases the product of mating a thoroughbred stallion to a draft mare. Their role is much wider than carrying a rider to a hunt; they are now the mainstay of the jumping and eventing scene.

hunter clip
the horse's long winter coat is clipped except for the limbs and saddle place.
References in classic literature ?
Leo Hunter, as she placed the aforesaid lions around her.
Leo Hunter, 'how anxiously I have been expecting him.
Leo Hunter, 'to whom I very much want to introduce you.
Then the Hunter said that to the old donkey, which was the witch, three beatings and one meal; to the younger one, which was the servant, one beating and three meals; and to the youngest one, which was the maiden, no beating and three meals; for he could not find it in his heart to let the maiden be beaten.
Then the Hunter took pity on them, laid aside his anger, and told the miller to drive them back again.
Hunter x Hunter Volume 3 is a Blu-ray compilation of episodes 27-50 of the Hunter x Hunter anime (Japanese animation) TV series, which is in turn adapted from the Hunter x Hunter shonen manga (action-packed Japanese graphic novel aimed at young adult and teenage boys).
The announcement attracted attention since Hunter is not a national figure.
The story of how "young ladies" became "girls" is, as Jane Hunter tells it in her book of the same title, an important piece of the twin historical forces of modernism and feminism.
Unfortunately, Hunter presents no data that support this hypothesis.
I enjoyed reading your interview with Tab Hunter in the October 11 issue ["Tab Talks"].