hogreeve

noun
plural -s

Definition of hogreeve

: a former New England town officer responsible for the impounding of stray hogs

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First Known Use of hogreeve

1636, in the meaning defined above

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“Hogreeve.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hogreeve. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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