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pigpen

[ pig-pen ]
/ ˈpɪgˌpɛn /
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noun

a pen for keeping pigs.
a filthy or untidy place: This kitchen is a pigpen.

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Origin of pigpen

First recorded in 1795–1805; pig1 + pen2
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British Dictionary definitions for pigpen

pigpen
/ (ˈpɪɡˌpɛn) /

noun US and Canadian

a pen for pigs; sty
a dirty or untidy place
Also called: pigsty
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