Gamekeepers sentence example
Woodland Trail - A teacher led trail meeting foresters, gamekeepers, a wheelwright, a blacksmith and the sawmills.
Most of the leading breeds have clubs or societies, which have been founded by admirers with a view to furthering the interests of their favourites; and such combinations as the Bulldog Club (incorporated), the London Bulldog Society, the British Bulldog Club, the Fox Terrier Club, the Association of Bloodhound Breeders - under whose management the first man-hunting trials were held, - the Bloodhound Hunt Club, the Collie Club, the Dachshund Club, the Dandie Dinmont Terrier Club, the English Setter Club, the Gamekeepers' Association of the United Kingdom, the International Gun Dog League, the Irish Terrier Club, the Irish Wolfhound Club, the St Bernard Club, the National Terrier Club, the Pomeranian Club, the Spaniel Club, the Scottish Terrier Club and the Toy Bulldog Club have done good work in keeping the claims of the breeds they represent before the dogowning public and encouraging the breeding of dogs to type.
To gamekeepers and those interested in the preservation of game, all animals such as the pole-cat, weasel, stoat, hawks, owls, &c., which destroy the eggs or young of preserved birds, are classed as "vermin," and the same term includes rats, mice, &c. It is also the collective name given to all those disgusting and objectionable insects that infest human beings, houses, &c., when allowed to be in a filthy and unsanitary condition, such as bugs, fleas, lice, &c.
There were a growing number of bloody affrays between the local poachers and the gamekeepers, who were usually from England or Scotland.
Shooting party, probably including gamekeepers on the Cobham Estate.Advertisement
Now we are expected to believe the poachers have become the gamekeepers.
Magpie killer Autumn 2003 Magpies have been persecuted by gamekeepers for the past 250 years.
In upland areas up to 25% of the stoats killed by gamekeepers are hunted with dogs.
It already has 3500 members, 2050 of whom are professional gamekeepers.
There were many tales of how the local gamekeepers were kept busy!Advertisement
Today, there are some 5,000 full-time gamekeepers employed in the UK.
The introduction of open access is of concern to many, not only gamekeepers.
No truthful man, however much he may love the bird, will gainsay the depredations on fruit and eggs that it at times commits; but the gardeners and gamekeepers of Britain, instead of taking a few simple steps to guard their charge from injury, deliberately adopt methods of wholesale destruction - methods that in the case of this species are only too easy and too effectual--by proffering temptation to trespass which it is not in jay-nature to resist, and accordingly the bird runs great chance of total extirpation.
Only a few years later, Harris tweed jackets were being worn by gamekeepers and gentry alike in outdoor sports.