from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of worrying a chained or confined animal with dogs.
  • noun The act of worrying and harassing; persistent annoyance.
  • noun The act of halting on a journey for rest and food for either man or beast.
  • noun The act of furnishing a trap, hook, etc., with bait.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun harassment, especially of a tethered animal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of bait.
  • noun A bloodsport involving the act of worrying or tormenting a chained or confined animal by setting dogs upon it.
  • noun The act of luring, as into a trap.

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

  • noun harassment especially of a tethered animal


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