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 Hunting two Hares.Huntingdon Sturgeon (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hunt’ingdon
 
(called by the Saxons Huntantun, and in Doomsday Hunter’s dune) appears to have derived its name from its situation in a tract of country which was anciently an extensive forest abounding with deer, and well suited for the purposes of the chase.   1
 


 Hunting two Hares.Huntingdon Sturgeon (A). 

 
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