Piggery \Pig"ger*y\, n.; pl. {Piggeries}. A place where swine are kept. [1913 Webster]

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  • piggery — [pig′ər ē] n. pl. piggeries [Chiefly Brit.] PIGPEN (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • piggery — [[t]pɪ̱gəri[/t]] piggeries N COUNT A piggery is a farm or building where pigs are kept. [mainly BRIT] …   English dictionary

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  • piggery — noun (plural geries) Date: 1781 1. a place where swine are kept 2. swinish behavior …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • piggery — /pig euh ree/, n., pl. piggeries. Chiefly Brit. a pigsty or pig breeder s establishment. [1795 1805; PIG1 + ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • piggery — noun a) a place, such as a farm, where pigs are kept or raised b) piggish behaviour …   Wiktionary

  • piggery — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. pigsty, stockyard, pigpen; see enclosure 1 , pen 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • piggery — pig|ge|ry [ˈpıgəri] n plural piggeries BrE a pig farm, or the place on a farm where pigs are kept …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • piggery — pig|ger|y [ pıgəri ] noun uncount a farm building where pigs are kept …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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