Definition of "bull-baiting" [bull-baiting]

  • The practice of baiting bulls, or rendering them furious, as by setting dogs to attack them. (noun)

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Use "bull-baiting" in a sentence
  • "The novel has it all: an ingenious plot, ceaseless suspense, villains galore, tipsy priests, a bull-baiting, a stag hunt, several murders, the horrors of war, a brooding sense of evil and a glittering portrait of a fascinating age."
  • "Near the top, the bear- and bull-baiting rings lie shrouded in darkness."
  • "They will know of the saloon only in the pages of history, and they will think of the saloon as a quaint old custom similar to bull-baiting and the burning of witches."