Associations to the word «Hog»

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HOG, noun. Any animal belonging to the Suidae family of mammals, especially the pig, the warthog, and the boar.
HOG, noun. (specifically) An adult swine (contrasted with a pig, a young swine).
HOG, noun. A greedy person; one who refuses to share.
HOG, noun. (slang) A large motorcycle, particularly a Harley-Davidson.
HOG, noun. (UK) A young sheep that has not been shorn.
HOG, noun. (nautical) A rough, flat scrubbing broom for scrubbing a ship's bottom under water.
HOG, noun. A device for mixing and stirring the pulp from which paper is made.
HOG, noun. (UK) (historical) (archaic slang) (countable and uncountable) A shilling coin; its value, 12 old pence.
HOG, noun. (UK) (uncountable) (historical) (obsolete slang) (countable & ) A tanner, a sixpence coin; its value.
HOG, noun. (UK) (uncountable) (historical) (obsolete slang) (countable & ) A half-crown coin; its value, 30 old pence.
HOG, verb. (transitive) To greedily take more than one's share, to take precedence at the expense of another or others.
HOG, verb. (transitive) To clip the mane of a horse, making it short and bristly.
HOG, verb. (nautical) To scrub with a hog, or scrubbing broom.
HOG, verb. (transitive) (nautical) To cause the keel of a ship to arch upwards (the opposite of sag).
HOG APPLE, noun. The noni, fruit of the Morinda citrifolia tree.
HOG CHOLERA, noun. Swine fever
HOG DEER, noun. (Hyelaphus porcinus) a small deer whose habitat ranges from Pakistan, through northern India, to mainland southeast Asia.
HOG FENNEL, noun. A meadow and woodland plant, Lomatium utriculatum or Peucedanum officinale
HOG FUEL, noun. An unprocessed mix of coarse chips of bark and wood fiber. Pieces run between a coarse grade of less than 5" to a fine grade of less than 2".
HOG GUM, noun. Tragacanth
HOG GUMS, noun. Plural of hog gum
HOG HEAVEN, noun. (idiomatic) A state of contented bliss.
HOG ISLAND, noun. (slang) (US) (pejorative) Any poor town or out-of-way place.
HOG ISLANDS, noun. Plural of hog island
HOG JAW, noun. The mouth of a pig (or hog), especially when considered to be food.
HOG LINE, noun. (curling) The line which the stone must completely cross to be considered in play
HOG LINE, noun. (curling) The line before which the thrower must let go of the rock during delivery
HOG LINE VIOLATION, noun. (curling) The failure to release a stone before crossing the near hog line
HOG MAW, noun. Pig tripe.
HOG MAWS, noun. Plural of hog maw
HOG TOWN, noun. (slang) (US) (pejorative) Any poor town or out-of-way place.
HOG TOWNS, noun. Plural of hog town
HOG WALLER, noun. (slang) (US) (pejorative) Any poor town or out-of-way place, that is populated by hillbillies and their farm animals.
HOG WALLERS, noun. Plural of hog waller
HOG WALLOW, noun. (US) A shallow depression denuded of vegetation and potentially muddy, created by the wallowing of hogs.
HOG WALLOWS, noun. Plural of hog wallow

Dictionary definition

HOG, noun. A person regarded as greedy and pig-like.
HOG, noun. A sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared.
HOG, noun. Domestic swine.
HOG, verb. Take greedily; take more than one's share.

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