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badger-baiting Line breaks: badger-baiting

Definition of badger-baiting in English:


[mass noun]
A sport in which dogs draw a badger from its sett and kill it, illegal in the UK since 1830.
Example sentences
  • Perhaps we should bring back badger-baiting, cock-fighting, the bear pit, and all of those other traditional English pursuits we ignorant townies have put a stop to.
  • Most people in this country consider badger-baiting a horror and cock-fighting an abomination, but most of them think that fishing is mostly OK.
  • It's a bit like badger-baiting / cock-fighting etc from the point of the participant in my eyes.
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