Definition of Hoggings
1. hogging [n] - See also: hogging
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Literary usage of Hoggings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by Niagara Historical Society (1899)
"7. Francis, s. of Thos. and Margerie Powell bur. ,, Sept. 27. Mary, d. of Joyse hoggings ... ... bur. „ Dec. 2. Alice Ap Evan ... ... ... bur. ,, Jan. ..."
2. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The executions and hoggings were carried out the next day at the scene of the outrage and in the presence of some five hundred natives. ..."
3. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent, William M. Lacy (1889)
"... his election either to keep it, and sue for damages, or to return, or offer to return it within a reasonable time, and rescind the contract. hoggings v. ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1896)
"By the time of Queen Anne," says Hamilton, " the multitudinous hangings, branding, and hoggings which characterized the reign of Elizabeth had given way to ..."
5. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"The brickwork is filled in between these hoggings, which thus serve at once to steady the wooden frame and to retain the brick filling in place. ..."
6. The American Journal of Education by Henry Barnard (1866)
"There are now," bo adds, " from ten to twenty hoggings in a year, perhaps in some years в few more. The diminution has had a good cfl'ect. ..."
7. History of California by Hubert Howe Bancroft, Henry Lebbeus Oak, William Nemos, Frances Fuller Victor (1886)
"As a rule the only advantage gained was exemption from hoggings; but in a few instances the asylum caused imprisonment to be substituted as a penalty ..."