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PIG, n.

1. The young of swine, male or female.

2. An oblong mass of unforged iron, lead or other metal. A pig of lead is the eighth of a fother, or 250 pounds.

PIG, v.t. or i. To bring forth pigs.




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PIG, n.

1. The young of swine, male or female.

2. An oblong mass of unforged iron, lead or other metal. A pig of lead is the eighth of a fother, or 250 pounds.

PIG, v.t. or i. To bring forth pigs.


PIG, n. [D. big. In Sax. piga, Dan. pige, is a little girl; Sw. piga, a maid servant. The word signifies a little one, or issue.]

  1. The young of swine, male or female.
  2. An oblong mass of unforged iron, lead or other metal. A pig of lead is the eighth of a fother, or 250 pounds. – Encyc.

PIG, v.t. [or v. i.]

To bring forth pigs.


Pig
  1. A piggin.

    [Written also pigg.]
  2. The young of swine, male or female; also, any swine; a hog.

    "Two pigges in a poke." Chaucer.
  3. To bring forth (pigs)] to bring forth in the manner of pigs; to farrow.
  4. Any wild species of the genus Sus and related genera.
  5. To huddle or lie together like pigs, in one bed.
  6. An oblong mass of cast iron, lead, or other metal. See Mine pig, under Mine.
  7. One who is hoggish; a greedy person.

    [Low]

    Masked pig. (Zoöl.) See under Masked. -- Pig bed (Founding), the bed of sand in which the iron from a smelting furnace is cast into pigs. -- Pig iron, cast iron in pigs, or oblong blocks or bars, as it comes from the smelting furnace. See Pig, 4. -- Pig yoke (Naut.), a nickname for a quadrant or sextant. -- A pig in a poke (that is, bag), a blind bargain; something bought or bargained for, without the quality or the value being known. [Colloq.]

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Pig

PIG, noun

1. The young of swine, male or female.

2. An oblong mass of unforged iron, lead or other metal. A pig of lead is the eighth of a fother, or 250 pounds.

PIG, verb transitive or i. To bring forth pigs.

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