piggery

noun pig·gery \ ˈpi-gə-rē \

Definition of piggery

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

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First Known Use of piggery

1780

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of piggery for English Language Learners

  • : a place where pigs are kept or raised


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