- to hunt for wild boar, usually on horseback and using a spear.
Origin of pigstick
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Examples from the Web for pigsticking
Pigsticking is not at all difficult; and I hear that you are a good rider.
Pigsticking law awards the trophy to the rider whose spear first inflicts a wound on the boar.
- the sport of hunting wild boar
- (intr) (esp in India) to hunt and spear wild boar, esp from horseback
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