Definition of Hoggery

1. n. Hoggish character or manners; selfishness; greed; beastliness.



Definition of Hoggery

1. Noun. Hoggish character or manners; selfishness; greed; beastliness. ¹

2. Noun. A place where pigs are kept. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hoggery

1. hogs collectively [n HOGGERIES]

Medical Definition of Hoggery

1. Hoggish character or manners; selfishness; greed; beastliness. "Crime and shame And all their hoggery." (Mrs. Browning) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoggery

hogframes
hogg
hoggan-bag
hoggaster
hoggasters
hogged
hogger
hogger-pump
hogger pump
hogger pumps
hoggerel
hoggerels
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hoggerpipe
hoggers
hoggery (current term)
hogget
hoggets
hoggin
hogginess
hoggings
hoggins
hoggish
hoggishly
hoggishness
hoggishnesses
hoggs
hoggy
hogh

Literary usage of Hoggery

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1. Horrors of Vaccination Exposed and Illustrated: Petition to the President to by Charles Michael Higgins (1920)
"... just quoted should now be applied in this matter, and that this Medical hoggery of compulsory vaccination should be abolished in our Army and Navy? ..."

2. Refuse Disposal and Power Production by Walter Francis Goodrich (1904)
"... a " Municipal hoggery " was established in Worcester, Mass., the overseers of the poor collecting the garbage and feeding swine with the same at the ..."

3. Refuse Disposal and Power Production by Walter Francis Goodrich (1904)
"As recently as two years since, a " Municipal hoggery " was established in Worcester, Mass., the overseers of the poor collecting the garbage and feeding ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1890)
"hoggery MAW. sb. An implement for trimming a rick. [Bourton.] HOGGISH. adj. Obstinate. [V. of Glos.] HOGSHEAD. sb. ..."

5. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1853)
"... much hoggery, and then fled confusedly back with all speed, when none pursued them. One old Button,* lately living at Haverhill, who was then almost the ..."

6. The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha by Miguel de ( Cervantes Saavedra, Henry Edward Watts (1888)
"... with his amputation and cistern,"—whittled down in the newest revised Motteux into simple " computation and hoggery." Jarvis, as usual in a difficult ..."

7. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1846)
"... whose very weapons and Armor were matter of terror, setting their persons a side ; as also that English man was no much hoggery yet, and therefore they ..."

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