pigstick

verb

pig·​stick ˈpig-ˌstik How to pronounce pigstick (audio)
pigsticked; pigsticking; pigsticks

intransitive verb

: to hunt the wild boar on horseback with a spear
pigsticker noun

Word History

First Known Use

1877, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pigstick was in 1877

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“Pigstick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pigstick. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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