Definition of Hogward

1. a swine-herd [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hogward

hogshead
hogsheads
hogskin
hogskins
hogsties
hogsty
hogsucker
hogswallop
hogtie
hogtied
hogtieing
hogties
hogtying
hogwaller
hogwallers
hogward (current term)
hogwards
hogwash
hogwashes
hogweed
hogweeds
hoh
hoha
hohed
hohing
hohlraum
hohlraums
hohmannite
hohs
hoi

Literary usage of Hogward

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1. Notes on English Etymology: Chiefly Reprinted from the Transactions of the by Walter William Skeat (1901)
"The form hogward is here probably due to popular etymology. Even Heywood may be the same name. Mr. Bardsley, in his Book on Surnames, takes Howard to be a ..."

2. English Words: An Elementary Study of Derivations by Charles Frederick Johnson (1891)
"hogward gives us Haggard, a very rare surname, x Wirth and Ward are the terms for Saxon officials often found in combination in surnames, as Woodsworth, ..."

3. A Student's Pastime: Being a Select Series of Articles Reprinted from "Notes by Walter William Skeat (1896)
"... also in N. and Q.; but I forget the reference, and cannot just now recover it. The derivations from hogward and hallward are both bad ..."

4. The Genealogist (1878)
"84) thinks that the name of Howard has nothing to do with hogward or Hayward, and says the name Hovard is well known in Normandy. ..."

5. The Battle Abbey Roll: With Some Account of the Norman Lineages (1889)
"t "The popular notion that 'Howard' is nothing but 'hogward' is not borne out by facts. We find no trace whatever of its gradual reduction into such a ..."

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