[LMB] there has to be a word for it
M R L Dolbear
m.dolbear at lineone.net
Sat Dec 19 01:15:15 GMT 2015
From: Lois McMaster Bujold
Sent: Saturday, December 19, 2015 12:07 AM
LMB> In medieval (and other) hunting, it was the custom for beaters to drive
game into a sort of chute, at the end of which hunters would be set up
and waiting. What did they call the killing end of the chute? Neither
cul-de-sac nor box canyon, methinks, tho' at least the former is French...
> having very high-grade aphasia tonight, L.
Killing ground would do but I see no evidence that it was used in this
1894 R. Kipling Jungle Bk. 106 That's the first time a seal has ever
come to the killing-grounds alone.
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