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Poland China

noun
1.
one of an American breed of black hogs having white markings.
Origin of Poland China
1875-1880
An Americanism dating back to 1875-80
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  • My father had a very fine pig, a Poland China, very fat—I remember.

    Pearl and Periwinkle Anna Graetz
  • Few things are more satisfactory to me than a high-grade Berkshire or Poland China pig.

    Up From Slavery: An Autobiography Booker T. Washington
  • But is it not as important to look to fitness in man as in Poland China hogs or Holstein cows?

    Being Well-Born Michael F. Guyer

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