hunt's-up definition

  • noun:
    • A tune played from the horn extremely at the beginning of the morning to call-out the hunters; ergo, any rousing noise or telephone call.
    • A tune played on horn very at the beginning of the early morning to call out the hunters; therefore, any arousing sound or call.
    • The track or telephone call formerly played on horn beneath the house windows of sportsmen to awaken all of them; ergo, in literary works, anything determined to arouse.
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