>Try 'hunzen', now that you got your dictionaries open. It's supposedly from 'Hund', but AFAICS it's cognate with 'hunt'.
> --- In email@example.com, "Torsten" <tgpedersen@> wrote:
> > > And add
> > German Hetze "battue"
> > > http://www.thefreedictionary.com/battue
> > > (and hetzen "excite, goad")
> > cf.
> > http://www.dict.cc/german-english/jdn+hetzen.html
> > http://www.dict.cc/german-english/ein+Tier+hetzen.html
> > http://www.dict.cc/german-english/Hetzjagd.html
> > http://tinyurl.com/yfakxj7
> According to Kluge <Hetze> and <Hatz> were formed in NHG from
> <hetzen>, which goes back to OHG. He suggests a possible
> connection with 'hate', which Koebler mentions (with a question
> mark) and Pokorny (IEW 517) is lukewarm about; WGmc *hattjan would
> then be based on the zero-grade *k^h2d-. The passage 'hate' >
> 'chase' is rather shaky. Rather than *k^eh2d-, the root in
> question may be *keh2d- or *keh1d- (IEW 516 'schaedigen, berauben,
> verfolgen'), not well documented and the only normal grade is a
> dubious pluperfect <ekeke:dei> in Hesychius; nevertheless WGmc
> *hattjan 'cause to chase' would be regular and not require any
> great semantic stretch.