Hog's-back Hog's"-back`, n. (Geol.) A hogback. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hog's Back — The Hog s Back is the name given to that part of the North Downs in Surrey, England between Farnham, Surrey in the west and Guildford in the east. NameCompared with the main part of the Downs to the east of it, it is a narrow elongated ridge,… …   Wikipedia

  • hog's-back — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : hogback * * * hogˈback or hog sˈ back noun A hill ridge, an ancient monument, or other object, shaped like a hog s back, ie curving down towards the ends • • • Main Entry: ↑hog …   Useful english dictionary

  • hog's back — var. of HOGBACK. * * * hog s back var. hogback …   Useful english dictionary

  • hog's back — n. hogback, back which is curved like a hog s; long crested ridge (Geology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hog's back — noun variant of hogback …   English new terms dictionary

  • Hog's Back Falls — The Hog s Back Falls, are a series of artificially created waterfalls on the Rideau River in Ottawa, Canada. The falls are located just north of Mooney s Bay and the point where the Rideau Canal, splits from the river. Prior to the construction… …   Wikipedia

  • Hog — Hog, v. i. (Naut.) To become bent upward in the middle, like a hog s back; said of a ship broken or strained so as to have this form. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hog — [hôg, häg] n. pl. hogs or, for 1 & 2, hog [ME < OE hogg < ? or akin to ON höggva, to cut (akin to OE heawan, HEW), in basic sense “castrated”] 1. any swine, esp. a domesticated adult (Sus scrofa) ready for market, or, in England, a… …   English World dictionary

  • Hog Wild (1930 film) — Infobox Film name = Hog Wild caption = director = James Parrott producer = Hal Roach writer = H. M. Walker, Stan Laurel starring = Stan Laurel Oliver Hardy music = cinematography = George Stevens editing = Richard Currier distributor = Metro… …   Wikipedia

  • Hog-nosed skunk — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

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