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venerer Line breaks: ven|erer
Pronunciation: /ˈvɛn(ə)rə/

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Definition of venerer in English:


A hunter.
Example sentences
  • In the second scene the hart is being broken up; its throat is cut, and the venerer, kneeling on the sward, is in the act of disembowelling it.
  • The author may himself be an experienced field sportsman, but we do not here sense the eternal passion of the venerer or his peculiar affinity with his quarry.
  • A couple of seasons from now, the hunt, having been founded in 1939 - by that wizard of a venerer and breeder of hounds - will have reached its half century.


Mid 19th century: from venery2 + -er1.

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