baiting

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Bait \Bait\ (b[=a]t), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Baited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Baiting}.] [OE. baiten, beit[=e]n, to feed, harass, fr. Icel. beita, orig., to cause to bite, fr. b[imac]ta. [root]87. See {Bite}.]

1. To provoke and harass; esp., to harass or torment for sport; as, to bait a bear with dogs; to bait a bull.

2. To give a portion of food and drink to, upon the road; as, to bait horses. --Holland.

3. To furnish or cover with bait, as a trap or hook.

A crooked pin . . . baited with a vile earthworm. --W. Irving.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

baiting \baiting\ (b[=a]t"[i^]ng), noun harassment, especially of a tethered animal. [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

baiting

noun

1: harassment especially of a tethered animal

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