blind pig


noun
  1. Chiefly Inland North and Pacific States. blind tiger.

Origin of blind pig

1
An Americanism dating back to 1865–70

Words Nearby blind pig

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How to use blind pig in a sentence

  • While I am talking of trench-mortars, I must tell you about the "blind pig."

  • The blind pig draws many people toward the falls through sympathy.

    Remarks | Bill Nye
  • A brawl had occurred in a blind pig in Bleecker Street, and the commotion had attracted the attention of a passing sergeant.

  • One of our proverbs is, 'A blind pig will find an acorn once in a while.'

    Lazarre | Mary Hartwell Catherwood