- a pigsty or pig breeder's establishment.
Origin of piggery
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Examples from the Web for piggery
Once I was kept alive by a piggery, which I wanted to see finished.Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10)
The gentleman to the lady: "Will you occupy a piggery or a poultry-house?"
Night found Grunty Pig huddled close to the outside of the piggery.
Grunty Pig had got out of his pen and out of the piggery, too.
"It is making rather a piggery of the place," Everard said more than once to his wife.A Sheaf of Corn
Mary E. Mann
- a place where pigs are kept and reared
- great greediness; piggishness
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