boar

Part of speech: noun

A male hog.

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Usage examples "boar":

  1. So saying he mounted his horse, and went, like a sheep that is led to the slaughter, to follow a boar. - "Stories from Pentamerone", Giambattista Basile.
  2. The boar out of the wood doth waste it, and the wild beast of the field doth devour it. - "Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism", F. V. N. Painter.
  3. And as he was thus walking round about, a wild boar rushed at him; he, however, gave it such a blow with his club that it fell directly. - "Household Tales by Brothers Grimm", Grimm Brothers.