hoggery

noun
hog·​gery | \ˈhȯg(ə)rē, ˈhäg-, -ri\
plural -es

Definition of hoggery 

1 : a place where hogs are kept : piggery, hog house

2 : hoggish character or manners : gross animality : greed

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First Known Use of hoggery

1642, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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