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Definition of Hog


  1. A quadruped of the genus Sus, and allied genera of Suidae; esp., the domesticated varieties of S. scrofa, kept for their fat and meat, called, respectively, lard and pork; swine; porker; specifically, a castrated boar; a barrow.
  2. A mean, filthy, or gluttonous fellow.
  3. A young sheep that has not been shorn.
  4. A rough, flat scrubbing broom for scrubbing a ship's bottom under water.
  5. A device for mixing and stirring the pulp of which paper is made.
  6. To cut short like bristles; as, to hog the mane of a horse.
  7. To scrub with a hog, or scrubbing broom.
  8. To become bent upward in the middle, like a hog's back; -- said of a ship broken or strained so as to have this form.
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Hog Translations

hog in German is Schwein
hog in Norwegian is gris, svin
hog in Swedish is svin