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hog

  

      n  
1    a domesticated pig, esp. a castrated male weighing more than 102 kg  
2      (U.S. and Canadian)   any artiodactyl mammal of the family Suidae; pig  
3      (Also)    hogg     (Brit)  
dialect     (Austral., and N.Z.)      another name for       hogget  
4    Informal   a selfish, greedy or slovenly person  
5      (Nautical)   a stiff brush, for scraping a vessel's bottom  
6      (Nautical)   the amount or extent to which a vessel is hogged  
   Compare       sag       6  
7       another word for       camber       4  
8    Slang     (chiefly U.S.)   a large powerful motorcycle  
9    go the whole hog  
Informal   to do something thoroughly or unreservedly  
if you are redecorating one room, why not go the whole hog and paint the entire house?     
10    live high on the hog  
Informal     (chiefly U.S.)   to have an extravagant lifestyle  
      vb   , hogs, hogging, hogged   tr  
11    Slang   to take more than one's share of  
12    to arch (the back) like a hog  
13    to cut (the mane) of (a horse) very short  
     (Old English hogg, from Celtic; compare Cornish hoch)  
   hogger             n  
  hoglike      adj  
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hogg, hogged, hogget, hoer

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