badger baiting

badger baiting
(n) травля барсуков
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травля барсуков собаками

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  • Badger-baiting — is a blood sport involving the baiting of badgers.BackgroundThe badger is a usually quiet and docile creature in its own domain; however, when cornered or when a threat is perceived it can possess impressive courage. Weighing up to thirty five… …   Wikipedia

  • badger baiting — noun or badger drawing : the former sport of setting dogs to pull a badger from an artificially made hole or from a barrel or box * * * badger baiting, a former sport in which a badger is put in a barrel or other confined area and one or more… …   Useful english dictionary

  • badger-baiting — badgˈer baiting or badgˈer drawing noun The sport of setting dogs to draw out a badger from a barrel or artificial earth, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑badger …   Useful english dictionary

  • badger-baiting — noun a sport in which dogs draw a badger from its sett and kill it, illegal in the UK since 1830 …   English new terms dictionary

  • Badger — For other uses, see Badger (disambiguation). Badger European badger Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Badger game — The badger game is an extortion scheme, often perpetrated on married men, in which the victim or mark is tricked into a compromising position to make him vulnerable to blackmail.There are two competing explanations for the origin of the term… …   Wikipedia

  • -baiting — [[t] beɪtɪŋ[/t]] 1) COMB in N UNCOUNT You use baiting after nouns to refer to the activity of attacking a particular group of people or laughing at their beliefs. 2) COMB in N UNCOUNT Badger baiting, bear baiting, and bull baiting involve making… …   English dictionary

  • badger — {{11}}badger (n.) 1520s, perhaps from bage badge (see BADGE (Cf. badge)) + ard one who carries some action or possesses some quality, suffix related to M.H.G. hart bold (see ARD (Cf. ard)). If so, the central notion is the badge like white blaze… …   Etymology dictionary

  • badger-dog — badgˈer dog noun The dachshund, a long bodied and short legged dog used in badger baiting • • • Main Entry: ↑badger …   Useful english dictionary

  • badger drawing — noun see badger baiting …   Useful english dictionary

  • badger — [baj′ər] n. pl. badgers or badger [16th c. term for earlier brock < bageard < ? ME bage,BADGE + ard, ARD, in allusion to white spot on face] 1. any of certain mammals of a family (Mustelidae) of burrowing carnivores (esp. genera Taxidea and …   English World dictionary

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