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hogger

[haw-ger, hog-er]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that hogs.
  2. Also called hog·head. Railroads Slang. a locomotive engineer.
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Origin of hogger

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; hog + -er1
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Word Origin and History for hogger

n.

"swineherd, herdsman," early 14c., from hog (n.).

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