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go counter

To move in the opposite direction of a pursued person or animal. You go counter and see if you can loop around and catch the assailants.
See also: counter, go
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go counter

run or ride against the direction taken by an animal or person hunted or sought.
In Britain, the variants hunt counter and run counter are also found.
See also: counter, go
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