pig-sticking


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pig-sticking

the so-called sport of hunting wild pigs on horseback and stabbing them to death with spears.
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Back in India at sixteen, James Brooke took a commission in the East India Company's army, where he had an enjoyable time shooting big game, pig-sticking and larking about in male company.
As a culture, we now frown upon old forms of entertainment such as cock-fighting, pokey pig-sticking, kitten juggling, cripple racing and mass public hangings.
Pig-sticking, though, was his sport of preference, in the days when to kill a pig by any other means was considered unworthy of the British gentleman.