Our fox made his point to Moorhill.

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    You are gonna have to give more context than that, what are you trying say here? To make his point means to get your point across, it does not mean 'make his way to'. 'make his way to' means coming somewhre. – Dude Apr 6 '13 at 11:13

This is a very specialised use of point. In hunting it is ‘a spot to which a straight run is made’ or ‘a straight run across country between two such spots’. It can apply to either the hunters or, as here, the hunted.

The word also occurs in a particular kind of equestrian event known as a point-to-point.

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  • This John Peel? – kiamlaluno Apr 6 '13 at 12:39
  • @kiamlaluno No, this John Peel. – StoneyB on hiatus Apr 6 '13 at 13:39
  • Could you tell me what is the meaning of "make" in the sentence? I can't quite understand its meaning here. Also, "Moorhill" is a place, right? – Dragon Buster Apr 6 '13 at 15:36
  • @Dragon Buster. It means he reached the point he was going to, or possibly that he was on his way to it. Yes, Moorhill will be a place. – Barrie England Apr 6 '13 at 16:15

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