Definition of Hogsheads

1. Noun. (plural of hogshead) ¹



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Definition of Hogsheads

1. hogshead [n] - See also: hogshead

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hogsheads

hognoses
hognosesnake
hognut
hognuts
hogo
hogpen
hogpens
hogreeve
hogreeves
hogringer
hogringers
hogs
hogscore
hogscores
hogshead
hogsheads (current term)
hogskin
hogskins
hogsties
hogsty
hogsucker
hogswallop
hogtie
hogtied
hogtieing
hogties
hogtying
hogwaller
hogwallers
hogward

Literary usage of Hogsheads

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1. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1854)
"The quantity shipped to Atlantic ports is 166336 hogsheads, ... consisting of only 2797 hogsheads and 13578 boxes Cuba, and 3288 bags Manilla. ..."

2. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1851)
"The first receipt of the new crop was two hogsheads on the 17th October; ... The two hogsheads were of good grain, but of course were not well drained, ..."

3. Hazard's United States Commercial and Statistical Register edited by Samuel Hazard (1840)
"The average direct exportations of our tobacco to that country, during the three years aforementioned, «mounted to 19815 hogsheads; but large importations ..."

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