noun, plural pig·ger·ies. Chiefly British.

a pigsty or pig breeder's establishment.

Origin of piggery

First recorded in 1795–1805; pig1 + -ery
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Related Words for piggery

pen, sty, hogpen

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noun plural -geries

a place where pigs are kept and reared
great greediness; piggishness
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