Cynarctomachy
Cynarctomachy Cyn`arc*tom"a*chy (s?n`?rk-t?m"?-k?). n. [Gr. ????, ????, dog + ??? bear + ??? fight.] Bear baiting with a dog. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster]

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