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hogger

noun hog·ger \ˈhägər, ˈhəg-\

Definition of hogger

plural

-s

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

  2. 2 chiefly Scottish :  an old stocking used for keeping money

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Origin and Etymology of hogger

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1666


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hogger

noun hog·ger \ˈhȯgə(r), ˈhäg-\

Definition of hogger

plural

-s

  1. 1a :  a machine tool that takes heavy cuts at high speed b :  hog 6

  2. 2a slang :  a locomotive engineer —called also hoghead b :  hog feeder

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Origin and Etymology of hogger

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


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