porker

Part of speech:

A young hog; a pig.

Part of speech: noun

A pig or hog.

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Usage examples "porker":

  1. One small porker, indeed, was still tucked away under her arm as she advanced to meet her husband, and she was brandishing the teapot, from which she had been feeding it, in her disengaged hand. - "North, South and Over the Sea", M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell).
  2. But the thought of the slain porker was in all men's minds, and made them expansive and generous and reserved by turns. - "VC -- A Chronicle of Castle Barfield and of the Crimea", David Christie Murray.
  3. And to my mind, when time shall cease with our young squealing porker here, we will e'en substitute hemp in its stead. - "Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion", St. George Tucker.