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pigstick

[pig-stik] /ˈpɪgˌstɪk/
verb (used without object)
1.
to hunt for wild boar, usually on horseback and using a spear.
Origin of pigstick
1890-1895
1890-95; pig1 + stick1
Related forms
pigsticker, noun
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Historical Examples
  • pigsticking is not at all difficult; and I hear that you are a good rider.

    The Jungle Girl Gordon Casserly
  • pigsticking law awards the trophy to the rider whose spear first inflicts a wound on the boar.

    The Jungle Girl Gordon Casserly
British Dictionary definitions for pigsticking

pigsticking

/ˈpɪɡˌstɪkɪŋ/
noun
1.
the sport of hunting wild boar

pigstick

/ˈpɪɡˌstɪk/
verb
1.
(intransitive) (esp in India) to hunt and spear wild boar, esp from horseback
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