Definition of Razorback hog

1. Noun. A mongrel hog with a thin body and long legs and a ridged back; a wild or semi-wild descendant of improved breeds; found chiefly in the southeastern United States.

Exact synonyms: Razorback, Razorbacked Hog
Generic synonyms: Swine
Derivative terms: Razorback



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Razorback Hog

razor-sharp
razor-thin
razor blade
razor blades
razor clam
razor clams
razor edge
razor fish
razor shell
razor shells
razor strap
razor strop
razor wire
razorable
razorback
razorback hog (current term)
razorbacked hog
razorbacks
razorbill
razorbills
razorblade
razorblades
razored
razorfish
razorfishes
razoring
razorless
razorlike
razors
razour

Literary usage of Razorback hog

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1. Successful Teaching in Rural Schools by Marvin Summers Pittman (1922)
"You have said that a razorback hog is too expensive for civilization. It takes him too long to get grown. When he is grown, he is not very large and cannot ..."

2. Annual Report of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture by Pennsylvania Dept. of Agriculture (1917)
"I claim that it is just as much of an impossibility for a man to raise a razorback hog and wear a white collar as it is for a paraffine dog to catch an ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1919)
"Kephart has cited the razorback hog as a pilot of this migrating army which made possible the timely occupation of Kentucky on the eve of the Revolution. ..."

4. A Ranchman's Recollections: An Autobiography in which Unfamiliar Facts by Frank S. Hastings (1921)
"He carried long, sharp horns; his back was on the order of an Arkansas razorback hog. When it came to jumping and weaving his body at the same time, ..."

5. A Ranchman's Recollections: An Autobiography in which Unfamiliar Facts by Frank S. Hastings (1921)
"He carried long, sharp horns; his back was on the order of an Arkansas razorback hog. When it came to jumping and weaving his body at the same time, ..."

6. The Prairie Schooner by William Francis Hooker (1918)
"... of the "leaders," which were always light weights and most always long-horns from Texas—long horns, long legs and bodies, thin as a razorback hog. ..."

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