verb (used without object)

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

Origin of pigstick

First recorded in 1890–95; pig1 + stick1
Related formspig·stick·er, noun
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Historical Examples of 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



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



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