come into season

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come into season

1. To be able to be hunted legally, as of a wild animal. We're going hunting this weekend, now that deer have come into season.
2. To be in a state of sexual excitement and able to breed, as of a female animal. Do you hear the stray cat howling and screeching at night? She must have come into season.
See also: come, season

come into season

 
1. [for a game animal] to be subject to legal hunting. When do ducks come into season around here? Deer came into season just yesterday.
2. Go to come in(to) heat.
See also: come, season
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As a result the body has sent a letter to stores advising them how to avoid such occurrences this spring as the flower comes into season.
By getting a taste of the harvest each week throughout the season, they also get to know the variety of produce available in this area and when each comes into season.
We've got a lovely litter of pups by Top Honcho from her that are 11 months old and the chances are that we will breed from her again when she next comes into season.
It's going to take some three to four months, and if she comes into season it is possible we might breed from her - and aim to get some of the money back
TRY AGAIN ALICE will be retired when she next comes into season, writes Richard Birch.
A finalist in last year's William Hill Oaks at Wimbledon and runner-up to Knockeevan Star in the Scottish Derby decider, owner Steve Sessions' bitch will be retired to the breeding paddock as soon as she comes into season.