hog·​ling | \ ˈhȯgliŋ, ˈhäg- \
plural -s

Definition of hogling

1 obsolete : piglet
2 dialectal, British : lamb

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First Known Use of hogling

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for hogling

Middle English, from hog + -ling

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“Hogling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hogling. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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