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hogg

[hawg, hog]
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noun British.
  1. hog(def 5).
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Hogg

[hog]
noun
  1. Jamesthe 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.

  • Shelley and Hogg seem almost to have lived in reality the life of the Scholar Gipsy.

    Oxford

    Andrew Lang

  • Mr. Hogg sometimes complains that undergraduates were left too much alone.

    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


British Dictionary definitions for hogg

hogg

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

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. Quintin See Hailsham of St Marylebone
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