hog money


Definition of hog money

: early 17th century copper coins of the Sommers Islands (now Bermuda) bearing the image of a hog and valued from twopence to a shilling

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First Known Use of hog money

circa 1625, in the meaning defined above

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“Hog money.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hog%20money. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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