hogman

noun
hog·​man
plural hogmen

Definition of hogman

1 : a raiser of or attendant on hogs : a hog farmer : swineherd

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First Known Use of hogman

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Hogman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hogman. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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