baiting definition

  • verb:
    • provide participle of bait.
  • noun:
    • A bloodsport concerning the work of stressing or tormenting a chained or confined pet by establishing dogs upon it.
    • The act of luring, as into a trap.
    • harassment, specifically of a tethered pet.
    • The work of worrying a chained or confined pet with puppies.
    • The work of worrying and harassing; persistent annoyance.
    • The work of halting on a journey for sleep and food for either man or creature.
    • The act of decorating a trap, hook, etc., with bait.
    • harassment particularly of a tethered pet

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