Definition of Pigstickers
1. pigsticker [n] - See also: pigsticker
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Literary usage of Pigstickers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sport and Travel in India and Central America by A. G. Bagot (1897)
"There are some horses who are natural pigstickers, and seem to delight in it, and who, besides showing no fear, manage by intuition to take care of ..."
2. The Kindergarten for Teachers and Parents (1908)
"So they left Tommy's sled and the big double rippers and the little pigstickers close by the fence, and all scrambled in behind the farmer and started down ..."
3. Leaves from an Indian Jungle: Gathered During Thirteen Years of a Jungle by Alexander Inglis Robertson Glasfurd (1903)
"It does not seem likely that the earliest Indian pigstickers would have required such guiding towards a sport of their ancestors; besides which, hog-hunting ..."
4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1893)
"He had a stud of a dozen first- class walers — mostly tried pigstickers — and ten magnificent elephants, staunch as any, which, when he left Oudh in 1864 to ..."
5. The Schools of Medieval England by Arthur Francis Leach (1915)
"... straight in front of him stabbed him in the throat; on which the master says as our modern " pigstickers " well might, " Truly brave were you then". ..."
6. Transcaucasia and Ararat: Being Notes of a Vacation Tour in the Autumn of 1876 by James Bryce Bryce (1896)
"If ever that Araxes valley railway to India, whereof the Russians talk, comes to be made, perhaps some of our military pigstickers will halt here on their ..."