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 for Baiting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bait \Bait\ (b[=a]t), v. t. [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.]
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     1. To provoke and harass; esp., to harass or torment for
        sport; as, to bait a bear with dogs; to bait a bull.
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     2. To give a portion of food and drink to, upon the road; as,
        to bait horses. --Holland.
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     3. To furnish or cover with bait, as a trap or hook.
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              A crooked pin . . . baited with a vile earthworm.
                                                    --W. Irving.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

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

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  baiting
      n 1: harassment especially of a tethered animal

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