Definition of 'poacher'
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Who better than a poacher turned gamekeeper to sort these deals out. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They were rescued after their mother was killed by poachers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The career path that sees the poacher turn into a gamekeeper is not unknown. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Bean is the classic gamekeeper turned poacher. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Most of their mothers have been killed by poachers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The animals hunt alone at night and the poachers who kill them leave little sign of their remains. The Sun (2010)It is being bottle fed milk alongside three others rescued at four days old after their mum was killed by poachers. The Sun (2009)Talk about a gamekeeper turned poacher. The Sun (2006)He was a poacher turned gamekeeper. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Three poachers were killed, and a fourth escaped. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It will support operations to protect animals and game reserves from poachers, and help with training and equipment. The Sun (2016)Since then at least 20 poachers have been killed in shootouts and many more have been arrested and charged. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He's a gamekeeper turned poacher. Times, Sunday Times (2012)While the initial burst of pace might have gone, the poacher's instinct has not. The Sun (2009)Since then, there has been scant cause for the big beasts to return, either as poachers or as game. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Tanzania has lost almost two thirds of its elephants to ivory poachers over the past five years in what conservationists have called a'catastrophic decline '. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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