Meaning of bear-fighting in English:

bear-fighting

Pronunciation /ˈbɛːˌfʌɪtɪŋ/

noun

  • The practice of setting bears to fight against each other, or other animals, as a form of entertainment. Compare "bear-baiting". Now chiefly historical.

    The practice of bear-fighting is now illegal throughout the world.

Origin

Late 18th century (in an earlier sense). From bear + fighting.