Definition of Piggery

1. Noun. A farm where pigs are raised or kept.

Exact synonyms: Pig Farm
Generic synonyms: Farm



Definition of Piggery

1. n. A place where swine are kept.

Definition of Piggery

1. Noun. a place, such as a farm, where pigs are kept or raised ¹

2. Noun. piggish behaviour ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Piggery

1. a pigpen [n -GERIES] - See also: pigpen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piggery

pigeonwing
pigeonwings
pigface
pigfaces
pigfeed
pigfeeds
pigfish
pigfishes
pigfoot
pigfoots
pigfucker
pigfuckers
pigged
pigged out
piggeries
piggery (current term)
piggie
piggier
piggies
piggiest
piggin
pigginess
pigginesses
pigging
pigging out
piggings
piggins
piggish
piggishly
piggishness

Literary usage of Piggery

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1. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1848)
"I forward you my plan of a piggery and other necessary fixtures, ... OF A piggery. 8 О В The cost of construction will depend much on the finish. ..."

2. Annual Report by Correctional Association of New York (1864)
"Stables and piggery. There is a large piggery belonging to the prison, in which 140 to 150 hogs are kept upon the offal of the kitchen. ..."

3. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1866)
"MODEL piggery. BY PASCHALL MORRIS, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA. The plan of the piggery delineated ..."

4. Small Farm Buildings of Concrete: A Booklet of Practical Information for the by Universal Portland Cement Company (1914)
"The large piggery has unquestioned advantages in the way of facilitating feeding and cleaning, as well as providing opportunity for use of artificial heat ..."

5. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1837)
"Boston piggery.—About six miles from Boston, in West Cambridge, Is the Boston piggery. At least 700 hogs are here constantly kept in pork condition, ..."

6. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, George Walter Prothero, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1851)
"... MA, Rector of Intwood-with-Keswick, Norfolk. 2nd edition. 1850. 3. Farming for Ladies; or, a Guide to the Poultry-yard, the Dairy, and piggery. ..."

7. A New System of Practical Domestic Economy, Founded on Modern Discoveries (1827)
"SECTION VI., EXTERNAL CONVENIENCES. KITCHEN-GARDEN — ORCHARD — FLOWER-GARDEN—APIARY — POULTRY YARD — piggery —FARM YARD — ORNAMENTAL GROUNDS ..."

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