Pig

Definition of Pig

n.1.A piggin.
1.The young of swine, male or female; also, any swine; a hog.
2.(Zool.) Any wild species of the genus Sus and related genera.
3.An oblong mass of cast iron, lead, or other metal. See Mine pig, under Mine.
4.One who is hoggish; a greedy person.
Masked pig
(Zool.) 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
a blind bargain; something bought or bargained for, without the quality or the value being known.
v. t. & i.1.To bring forth (pigs); to bring forth in the manner of pigs; to farrow.
[imp. & p. p. Pigged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Pigging .]
2.To huddle or lie together like pigs, in one bed.

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