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  6  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pig  \Pig\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Pigged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  1.  To  bring  forth  (pigs);  to  bring  forth  in  the  manner  of 
  pigs;  to  farrow. 
  2.  To  huddle  or  lie  together  like  pigs,  in  one  bed. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pig  \Pig\,  n. 
  A  piggin.  [Written  also  {pigg}.] 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pig  \Pig\,  n.  [Cf.  D.  big  bigge,  LG  bigge,  also  Dan.  pige 
  girl,  Sw  piga,  Icel.  p[=i]ka.] 
  1.  The  young  of  swine,  male  or  female;  also  any  swine;  a 
  hog.  ``Two  pigges  in  a  poke.''  --Chaucer. 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  Any  wild  species  of  the  genus  {Sus}  and  related 
  3.  [Cf.  {Sow}  a  channel  for  melted  iron.]  An  oblong  mass  of 
  cast  iron,  lead,  or  other  metal.  See  {Mine  pig},  under 
  4.  One  who  is  hoggish;  a  greedy  person.  [Low] 
  {Masked  pig}.  (Zo["o]l.)  See  under  {Masked}. 
  {Pig  bed}  (Founding),  the  bed  of  sand  in  which  the  iron  from 
  a  smelting  furnace  is  cast  into  pigs. 
  {Pig  iron},  cast  iron  in  pigs,  or  oblong  blocks  or  bars,  as 
  it  comes  from  the  smelting  furnace.  See  {Pig},  4. 
  {Pig  yoke}  (Naut.),  a  nickname  for  a  quadrant  or  sextant. 
  {A  pig  in  a  poke}  (that  is  bag),  a  blind  bargain;  something 
  bought  or  bargained  for  without  the  quality  or  the  value 
  being  known  [Colloq.] 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  domestic  swine  [syn:  {hog},  {Sus  scrofa}] 
  2:  a  coarse  obnoxious  person  [syn:  {slob},  {sloven},  {slovenly 
  3:  a  person  regarded  as  greedy  and  pig-like  [syn:  {hog}] 
  4:  (informal)  uncomplimentary  terms  for  a  policeman  [syn:  {bull}, 
  {cop},  {copper},  {fuzz}] 
  5:  a  bed  of  sand  in  which  pig  iron  is  cast  [syn:  {pig  bed}] 
  6:  a  crude  block  of  lead  or  iron  poured  from  a  smelting  furnace 
  v  1:  live  like  a  pig,  in  squalor  [syn:  {pig  it}] 
  2:  eat  greedily  [syn:  {devour},  {gulp},  {guttle},  {raven}] 
  3:  birthe;  of  sows  [syn:  {farrow}] 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
  Psion  Interest  Group  (Psion) 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
  PIG,  n.  An  animal  (_Porcus  omnivorus_)  closely  allied  to  the  human 
  race  by  the  splendor  and  vivacity  of  its  appetite,  which  however,  is 
  inferior  in  scope,  for  it  sticks  at  pig. 

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