pigstick

[ pig-stik ]
/ ˈpɪgˌstɪk /
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verb (used without object)

to hunt for wild boar, usually on horseback and using a spear.

Nearby words

  1. pigs,
  2. pigs in blankets,
  3. pigs' feet,
  4. pigskin,
  5. pigsney,
  6. pigsticker,
  7. pigsticking,
  8. pigsty,
  9. pigswill,
  10. pigtail

Origin of pigstick

First recorded in 1890–95; pig1 + stick1

Related formspig·stick·er, noun

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Examples from the Web for pigsticker

  • Tony, you must know, has developed an almost uncontrollable penchant for sheathing his pigsticker in my carcass once more.



British Dictionary definitions for pigsticker

pigsticker

/ (ˈpɪɡˌstɪkə) /

noun

a person who hunts wild boar
slang a large sharp hunting knife

pigstick

/ (ˈpɪɡˌstɪk) /

verb

(intr) (esp in India) to hunt and spear wild boar, esp from horseback
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