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Pig Hunt

(A). A village sport, in which a certain number of persons blindfolded hunt a small pig confined by hurdles within a limited space. The winner, having caught the pig, tucks it under his arm, and keeps it as his prize.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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