Definitions

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  • n. boar hunting

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Boar hunting; -- so called by Anglo-Indians.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The sport of hunting wild boars, the huntsman being mounted and armed with a spear.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the sport of hunting wild boar with spears

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Examples

  • "We rode out from gay Mana and continued the gay progress — down the lava trails to Kiholo to the swimming and the fishing and the feasting and the sleeping in the warm sand under the palms; and up to Puuwaawaa, and more pig-sticking, and roping and driving, and wild mutton from the upper pasture-lands; and on through Kona, now mauka"

    ON THE MAKALOA MAT

  • "I was pig-sticking with him at Mana," the other nodded.

    WHEN ALICE TOLD HER SOUL

  • Not a muscle moved in that awful lined face, while there was uproar from the watchers; Vasco curvetted about, howling and shaking his lance-protesting, I dare say, that pig-sticking wasn't his game.

    Isabelle

  • And the scene of the pig-sticking was quite dead-on, from what I've read of that sport.

    Life goes on around us...

  • And there's nothing quite like the magnificent maharajas, the viceroys, the durbars, the pig-sticking and tiger-hunting scenes, nor like waking in the Royal Imperial Suite to see hollow silver armchairs and a dramatic lithograph of an elephant fight.

    Travel

  • After some high comedy with Mr. Lambert's pig-sticking activities, we have this:

    Beckett: Still Stirring

  • A reader's initial disbelief that Holmes in his latter years would choose to marry is overcome by the ingenuity of King's creation -- an intelligent, independent, resourceful woman of action, who at times comes across as almost too capable, such as when she masters the sport of pig-sticking.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • Polo, pig-sticking, ponyracing, horse-racing, together with shooting big game of every kind, had played a constant part in his affairs.

    MY EARLY LIFE

  • We rode out from gay Mana and continued the gay progress — down the lava trails to Kiholo to the swimming and the fishing and the feasting and the sleeping in the warm sand under the palms; and up to Puuwaawaa, and more pig-sticking, and roping and driving, and wild mutton from the upper pasture-lands; and on through Kona, now mauka

    ON THE MAKALOA MAT

  • The upper classes at play have always been a daunting sight to normal people, and when the sainted Harlot himself descends from the clouds in the last act and lights up with glee over a scheme to "turn", a Jewish homosexual agent into a Christian hetero one in order to seduce information out of a homely secretary, one may feel that pig-sticking can't be far behind.

    Armageddon Now?

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