hog wire

noun

Definition of hog wire

1 : barbed wire having 4-pointed barbs and weighing about 400 pounds per mile
2 : heavy woven fencing with the meshes smaller at the bottom and usually with the bottommost wire barbed

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“Hog wire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hog%20wire. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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