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Lion-hunter (A)

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One who hunts up a celebrity to adorn or give prestige to a party. Mrs. Leo Hunter, in Pickwick, is a good satire on the name and character of a lion-hunter.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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