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hogg

[hawg, hog] /hɔg, hɒg/
noun, British.
1.
hog (def 5).

Hogg

[hog] /hɒg/
noun
1.
James ("the Ettrick Shepherd") 1770–1835, Scottish poet.
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  • Tell him I was very glad to hear of two of my boys, English and hogg.

    General Gordon J. Wardle
  • Mr. hogg sometimes complains that undergraduates were left too much alone.

    Oxford Andrew Lang
  • Shelley and hogg seem almost to have lived in reality the life of the Scholar Gipsy.

    Oxford Andrew Lang
  • In some ways I dislike the name of Marmaduke as much as hogg.

    Ladies-In-Waiting Kate Douglas Wiggin
  • When coupled with hogg it loses what little distinction it might have had by itself.

    Ladies-In-Waiting Kate Douglas Wiggin
  • So thought the vice-consul, as well as Gascoigne and Captain hogg.

    Mr. Midshipman Easy Captain Frederick Marryat
  • Mr Hicks consented to the match, and Captain hogg was made happy.

    Mr. Midshipman Easy Captain Frederick Marryat
  • hogg with a slight cut on the head, the latter shaken but unhurt.

    Q.6.a and Other places Francis Buckley
  • hogg, the intentest figure in the group, sits at Scott's feet to the left.

    Abbotsford Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for hogg

hogg

/hɒɡ/
noun
1.
an uncastrated male pig
2.
a sheep of either sex aged between birth and second shearing

Hogg

/hɒɡ/
noun
1.
James, known as the Ettrick Shepherd. 1770–1835, Scottish poet and writer. His works include the volume of poems The Queen's Wake (1813) and the novel The Confessions of a Justified Sinner (1824)
2.
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