[ hawg-pen, hog- ]
/ ˈhɔgˌpɛn, ˈhɒg- /



Origin of hogpen

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

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

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

    A Busy Year at the Old Squire's|Charles Asbury Stephens
  • Connected with your hogpen, have a yard fifteen feet square for every five hogs; let that yard have no floor.

    Soil Culture|J. H. Walden