Definition of Hogger

1. n. A stocking without a foot, worn by coal miners at work.



Definition of Hogger

1. Noun. Agent noun of hog; one who, or that which, hogs. ¹

2. Noun. A stocking without a foot, worn by coal miners at work. ¹

3. Noun. (slang) A marijuana cigarette ¹

4. Noun. (curling) A shot that comes to rest short of or on the far hog line and is removed from play ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hogger

1. one that hogs [n -S] - See also: hogs

Hogger Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Hogger Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hogger

hogcote
hogcotes
hogen
hogens
hogeschool
hogeschools
hogfish
hogfishes
hogframe
hogframes
hogg
hoggan-bag
hoggaster
hoggasters
hogged
hogger (current term)
hogger-pump
hogger pump
hogger pumps
hoggerel
hoggerels
hoggeries
hoggerpipe
hoggers
hoggery
hogget
hoggets
hoggin
hogginess

Literary usage of Hogger

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The House of Lords and Ideological Politics: Lord Salisbury's Referendal by Corinne Comstock Weston (1995)
"52. See Neal Blewett, The peers, the parties and the people, the general election of 1910 (1972), chap. 9 for the whole-hogger movement to accept the ..."

2. The Colliery Manager's Handbook: A Comprehensive Treatise on the Laying-out by Caleb Pamely (1898)
"As the sinking proceeds, the pumps are lowered by the ground crabs, and when the hogger pump is down nearly to the delivery drift, it is taken off by means ..."

3. A Glossary of Terms Used in the Coal Trade of Northumberland and Durham by George Clementson Greenwell (1888)
"hogger.—A wide leather pipe used to deliver water into a cistern. ... The hogger is lashed on the short pipe. hoggerS.—Stockings without feet, chiefly used ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Hogger

Search for Hogger on Dictionary.com!Search for Hogger on Thesaurus.com!Search for Hogger on Google!Search for Hogger on Wikipedia!

Search