Definitions starting with P

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pig

[W Car.; OED idem; standard distinction not usually made in US] n. immature pig, as opposed to an adult hog: 1966 They had. . .a pig.. and it growed up to be a hog (Crowley 108). The hogs in Andros, they have plenty pigs-up to 23 (Andros). (Gen.)

Tags: agriculture, animal, noun

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Last update: 2010-11-18 02:18
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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