pig·​gery | \ ˈpi-gə-rē How to pronounce piggery (audio) \
plural piggeries

Definition of piggery

1 : a place where swine are kept
2 : swinish behavior

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There are racists, sexists, piggery of various kinds who will say really terrible things. Thomas Fuller, New York Times, "A Free Speech Battle at the Birthplace of a Movement at Berkeley," 2 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of piggery

1780, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of piggery was in 1780

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English Language Learners Definition of piggery

chiefly British : a place where pigs are kept or raised

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