E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
A hunter. In Grecian mythology Actæon was a huntsman, who surprised Diana bathing, was changed by her into a stag, and torn to pieces by his own hounds. Hence, a man whose wife is unfaithful. (See HORNS.)
Go thou, like Sir Actæon, with Ringwood at thy heel.
Shakespeare: Merry Wives, ii. 1.
Divulge Page himself for a secure and wilful Actæon.