shoat
noun Etymology: Middle English schot, shote projectile, young branch, young weaned pig — more at shoot Date: 15th century a young hog and especially one that has been weaned

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  • Shoat — (sh[=o]t), n. A young hog. Same as {Shote}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shoat — early 15c., a young weaned pig, perhaps from a Low Ger. word (Cf. W.Flem. schote pig under 1 year old ), of unknown origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • shoat — [shōt] n. [ME schote, akin to Fl < ?] a young, weaned pig …   English World dictionary

  • shoat — /shoht/, n. 1. Also, shote. a young, weaned pig. 2. geep. [1375 1425; late ME shote; c. dial. D schote] * * * …   Universalium

  • shoat — noun /ʃəʊt/ A young, newly weaned pig. Why, was not one animal of every kind – a calf, and a lamb, and a filly, and a shote – upon the place marked with little Mosess own brand? Syn: piglet …   Wiktionary

  • shoat — a young hog, usually less than a year old …   Combined glossary of agriculture

  • shoat — ʃəʊt n. young pig that has been weaned …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shoat — oaths …   Anagrams dictionary

  • shoat — [ʃəʊt] (also shote) noun N. Amer. a young pig, especially one which is newly weaned. Origin ME: of unknown origin; cf. W. Flemish schote …   English new terms dictionary

  • shoat — n. Young hog, pig. See shote …   New dictionary of synonyms

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