- a little pig.
Origin of piglet
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Related Wordshog, swine, boar, piglet, school, brood, family, progeny, young, puppies, sow, porker, shoat, piggy, razorback, warthog, porky
Examples from the Web for piglet
Sharp always wanted to be an actor: his first role, aged 7, was as Piglet in Winnie-The-Pooh.The Brit Who Stormed Broadway
December 7, 2014
Hearing this, Dorothy and the Wizard exchanged startled glances, for they remembered how often Eureka had longed to eat a piglet.
Yet her disgrace and death would not bring back the piglet, but only serve to make Dorothy unhappy.
"The piglet that belonged to the Princess wore an emerald collar," said Eureka, loudly enough for all to hear.
A market woman as unconcernedly dropped some of the same golden fruit within a small pen where a piglet awaited a purchaser.
The placid cow chewed calmly on hay, and Joe put the piglet down.The Lost Wagon
James Arthur Kjelgaard
- a young pig
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Word Origin and History for piglet
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