one of an American breed of hardy red hogs having drooping ears.
- Also called Du·roc-Jer·sey [door-ok-jur-zee, dyoor-]. /ˈdʊər ɒkˈdʒɜr zi, ˈdyʊər-/.
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How to use Duroc in a sentence
At the head of the column marched the Emperor with one arm linked to Lannes and the other to Duroc.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Duroc chivalrously offered to give up command, but Oudinot, who was satisfied as long as he saw fighting, would not hear of this.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
As to Duroc, he would take nothing, but paced up and down the room in a fever of anger and impatience.
Duroc sprang down with the inarticulate shouts of one whose reason has left him.
At the same instant I heard a cry, and there was Duroc, thrown against the wall, with the other hound's teeth in his throat.
British Dictionary definitions for Duroc
an American breed of red lard pig
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