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bearbaiting

[bair-bey-ting] /ˈbɛərˌbeɪ tɪŋ/
noun
1.
the former practice of setting dogs to fight a captive bear.
Origin of bearbaiting
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English. See bear2, baiting
Related forms
bearbaiter, noun
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