Young+hog

  • 1 Hog Harbour — is a village in the island of Espiritu Santo in Vanuatu. It is located in northeast Santo, in close proximity to Port Olry village. The village is a strong base of Presbyterian Church. In 1897, Dr Bowie, who was a Scottish missionary, first… …

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  • 2 Hog — (h[o^]g), n. [Prob. akin to E. hack to cut, and meaning orig., a castrated boar; cf. also W. hwch swine, sow, Armor. houc h, hoc h. Cf. {Haggis}, {Hogget}, and {Hoggerel}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A quadruped of the genus {Sus}, and allied genera of… …

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  • 3 Hog caterpillar — Hog Hog (h[o^]g), n. [Prob. akin to E. hack to cut, and meaning orig., a castrated boar; cf. also W. hwch swine, sow, Armor. houc h, hoc h. Cf. {Haggis}, {Hogget}, and {Hoggerel}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A quadruped of the genus {Sus}, and allied genera… …

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  • 4 Hog cholera — Hog Hog (h[o^]g), n. [Prob. akin to E. hack to cut, and meaning orig., a castrated boar; cf. also W. hwch swine, sow, Armor. houc h, hoc h. Cf. {Haggis}, {Hogget}, and {Hoggerel}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A quadruped of the genus {Sus}, and allied genera… …

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  • 5 Hog deer — Hog Hog (h[o^]g), n. [Prob. akin to E. hack to cut, and meaning orig., a castrated boar; cf. also W. hwch swine, sow, Armor. houc h, hoc h. Cf. {Haggis}, {Hogget}, and {Hoggerel}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A quadruped of the genus {Sus}, and allied genera… …

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  • 6 Hog gum — Hog Hog (h[o^]g), n. [Prob. akin to E. hack to cut, and meaning orig., a castrated boar; cf. also W. hwch swine, sow, Armor. houc h, hoc h. Cf. {Haggis}, {Hogget}, and {Hoggerel}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A quadruped of the genus {Sus}, and allied genera… …

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  • 7 Hog of wool — Hog Hog (h[o^]g), n. [Prob. akin to E. hack to cut, and meaning orig., a castrated boar; cf. also W. hwch swine, sow, Armor. houc h, hoc h. Cf. {Haggis}, {Hogget}, and {Hoggerel}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A quadruped of the genus {Sus}, and allied genera… …

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  • 8 Hog peanut — Hog Hog (h[o^]g), n. [Prob. akin to E. hack to cut, and meaning orig., a castrated boar; cf. also W. hwch swine, sow, Armor. houc h, hoc h. Cf. {Haggis}, {Hogget}, and {Hoggerel}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A quadruped of the genus {Sus}, and allied genera… …

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  • 9 Hog plum — Hog Hog (h[o^]g), n. [Prob. akin to E. hack to cut, and meaning orig., a castrated boar; cf. also W. hwch swine, sow, Armor. houc h, hoc h. Cf. {Haggis}, {Hogget}, and {Hoggerel}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A quadruped of the genus {Sus}, and allied genera… …

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  • 10 Hog's bean — Hog Hog (h[o^]g), n. [Prob. akin to E. hack to cut, and meaning orig., a castrated boar; cf. also W. hwch swine, sow, Armor. houc h, hoc h. Cf. {Haggis}, {Hogget}, and {Hoggerel}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A quadruped of the genus {Sus}, and allied genera… …

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  • 11 Hog's bread — Hog Hog (h[o^]g), n. [Prob. akin to E. hack to cut, and meaning orig., a castrated boar; cf. also W. hwch swine, sow, Armor. houc h, hoc h. Cf. {Haggis}, {Hogget}, and {Hoggerel}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A quadruped of the genus {Sus}, and allied genera… …

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  • 12 Hog's fennel — Hog Hog (h[o^]g), n. [Prob. akin to E. hack to cut, and meaning orig., a castrated boar; cf. also W. hwch swine, sow, Armor. houc h, hoc h. Cf. {Haggis}, {Hogget}, and {Hoggerel}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A quadruped of the genus {Sus}, and allied genera… …

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  • 13 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… …

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  • 14 hog — {{11}}hog (n.) late 12c. (implied in hogaster), swine reared for slaughter (usually about a year old), also used by stockmen for young sheep (mid 14c.) and for horse older than one year, suggesting the original sense had something to do with an… …

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  • 15 hog — n. & v. n. 1 a a domesticated pig, esp. a castrated male reared for slaughter. b any of several other pigs of the family Suidae, e.g. a wart hog. 2 colloq. a greedy person. 3 (also hogg) Brit. dial. a young sheep before the first shearing. v.… …

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  • 16 hog — I. noun (plural hogs; also hog) Etymology: Middle English hogge, from Old English hogg Date: 14th century 1. a domestic swine especially when weighing more than 120 pounds (54 kilograms); broadly any of various wild and domestic swine 2. (usually …

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  • 17 hog — [OE] Hog generally means ‘pig’, of course, and has done so since the late Old English period, but it is also a technical term used by farmers and stockmen for a ‘young sheep before its first sheering’, a usage which seems to go back at least to… …

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  • 18 hog — noun 1》 a pig, especially a castrated male reared for slaughter. 2》 informal a greedy person. 3》 informal a large motorcycle. 4》 (also hogg) dialect a young sheep before the first shearing. verb (hogs, hogging, hogged) 1》 informal take or hoard… …

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  • 19 hog — [OE] Hog generally means ‘pig’, of course, and has done so since the late Old English period, but it is also a technical term used by farmers and stockmen for a ‘young sheep before its first sheering’, a usage which seems to go back at least to… …

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  • 20 hog house — ▪ agriculture also called  pigpen        building for housing swine, particularly one with facilities for housing a number of hogs under one roof. Typical housing protects against extremes of heat and cold and provides draft free ventilation,… …

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