To trouble persistently from or as if from all sides
To torment with persistent insult or ridicule
The badger does not usually seek to attack, but, when driven to bay, its great muscular power and tough hide render it a formidable antagonist.
In eastern Persia this species is replaced by the Persian badger (M.
P. Badger, Nestorians and their Rituals (London, 1852); M.
In these plains the fox is most abundant, and the badger and hedgehog are found.
P. Badger visited the chief Jacobite centres, their numbers in all Turkey had dwindled to about ioo,000 souls, owing to vast secessions to Rome.