Definition of Hoggings

1. hogging [n] - See also: hogging



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoggings

hogger
hogger-pump
hogger pump
hogger pumps
hoggerel
hoggerels
hoggeries
hoggerpipe
hoggers
hoggery
hogget
hoggets
hoggin
hogginess
hoggings (current term)
hoggins
hoggish
hoggishly
hoggishness
hoggishnesses
hoggs
hoggy
hogh
hogherd
hogherds
hoghood
hoghoods
hoghs
hogleg

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 ..."

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