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Poland China

noun

  1. one of an American breed of black hogs having white markings.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Poland China1

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80

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Example Sentences

The breakfast was a disgusting display of Poland-China manners and was successful in every particular.

Few things are more satisfactory to me than a high-grade Berkshire or Poland China pig.

The old fellow was inordinately proud of his colts, his Poland-China pigs, his "graded" bull, his fountain in the garden.

My father had a very fine pig, a Poland China, very fat—I remember.

But is it not as important to look to fitness in man as in Poland China hogs or Holstein cows?

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