[hawg-pen, hog-]



Origin of hogpen

First recorded in 1685–95; hog + pen2
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Examples from the Web for hogpen

Historical Examples of hogpen

  • You'd keep the place looking like a hogpen, if I wasn't at you all the time.

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    Eugene Wood

  • Connected with your hogpen, have a yard fifteen feet square for every five hogs; let that yard have no floor.

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    J. H. Walden

  • But, taking an axe, we cut young pine trees and constructed a fence round the wagon to serve as a hogpen.

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    Charles Asbury Stephens