piggery

[pig-uh-ree]
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Origin of piggery

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

pen, sty, piggery, hogpen

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British Dictionary definitions for piggery

piggery

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