hogger

noun (1)
hog·ger | \ˈhägər, ˈhəg-\
plural -s

Definition of hogger 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 chiefly Scottish : a stocking made without a foot and worn as a gaiter

2 chiefly Scottish : an old stocking used for keeping money

hogger

noun (2)
hog·ger | \ˈhȯgə(r), ˈhäg-\
plural -s

Definition of hogger (Entry 2 of 2)

1a : a machine tool that takes heavy cuts at high speed

b : hog sense 6

2a slang : a locomotive engineer

called also hoghead

b : hog feeder

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First Known Use of hogger

Noun (1)

1666, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for hogger

Noun (1)

origin unknown

Noun (2)

partly from hog entry 1 + -er; partly from hog entry 2 + -er

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