Definition of Hog

  • (n.) A quadruped of the genus Sus, and allied genera of Suidae; esp., the domesticated varieties of S. scrofa, kept for their fat and meat, called, respectively, lard and pork; swine; porker; specifically, a castrated boar; a barrow.
  • (n.) A mean, filthy, or gluttonous fellow.
  • (n.) A young sheep that has not been shorn.
  • (n.) A rough, flat scrubbing broom for scrubbing a ship's bottom under water.
  • (n.) A device for mixing and stirring the pulp of which paper is made.
  • (v. t.) To cut short like bristles; as, to hog the mane of a horse.
  • (v. t.) To scrub with a hog, or scrubbing broom.
  • (v. i.) To become bent upward in the middle, like a hog's back; -- said of a ship broken or strained so as to have this form.

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