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piggery

[ pig-uh-ree ]
/ ˈpɪg ə ri /
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noun, plural pig·ger·ies.Chiefly British.
a pigsty or pig breeder's establishment.
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Origin of piggery

First recorded in 1795–1805; pig1 + -ery
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British Dictionary definitions for piggery

piggery
/ (ˈpɪɡərɪ) /

noun plural -geries
a place where pigs are kept and reared
great greediness; piggishness
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