Definition of Hogget

1. Noun. A sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared.

Exact synonyms: Hog, Hogg
Generic synonyms: Lamb

Definition of Hogget

1. n. A young boar of the second year.

Definition of Hogget

1. Noun. A young sheep of either gender from about 9 to 18 months of age (until it cuts 2 teeth). ¹

2. Noun. The meat of a hogget (sheep). ¹

3. Noun. A young boar of the second year. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hogget

1. a young unshorn sheep [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hogget

hogg
hoggan-bag
hoggaster
hoggasters
hogged
hogger
hogger-pump
hogger pump
hogger pumps
hoggerel
hoggerels
hoggeries
hoggerpipe
hoggers
hoggery
hogget (current term)
hoggets
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hogginess
hogging
hoggings
hoggins
hoggish
hoggishly
hoggishness
hoggishnesses
hoggs
hoggy
hogh
hogherd

Literary usage of Hogget

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1. The Publications of the Harleian Society by Harleian Society (1878)
"1627 May 15 Thomas, son of Henry hogget May 15 Frances, dau. of Henry Hogged June 3 Denis, the Bastard who was Laid in the parish May 31 George & Harie, ..."

2. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"Sheep, /i«;« or tup, the sire ; twe. the dam ; lame, the new-born sheep till it U weaned, when it is called a hogget ; the tup-lamb being a "tup-hogget," ..."

3. British Farmer's Magazine (1869)
"6d. each ; they might judge they were pretty fair hogget« to fetch that, and yet they had not half-a-pound of cake ..."

4. British Farmer's Magazine (1861)
"The hogget then made pounds half breed, and 7 pounds all Down —that was the fleece I had weighed last year—but the whole flock through was 6 pounds on the ..."

5. Raw Wools, and Specimens to Illustrate the Wollen Manufacture by Alfred Hawkesworth (1892)
"Ewe hogget, No._ 2S2, back part. The formation and character is similar ... Ewe hogget—station-bred; from Springfield stock ; unhoused and grass-fed only. ..."

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