Definition of Shoat

1. Noun. A young pig.

Exact synonyms: Piggy, Piglet, Shote
Generic synonyms: Young Mammal
Group relationships: Genus Sus, Sus
Specialized synonyms: Sucking Pig
Derivative terms: Piggy, Pig



Definition of Shoat

1. n. A young hog. Same as Shote.

Definition of Shoat

1. Noun. A young, newly-weaned pig. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shoat

1. a young hog [n -S]

Medical Definition of Shoat

1. A young hog. Synonym: shote. Origin: M.E. Shote (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shoat

shoal
shoaled
shoaler
shoalest
shoalier
shoaliest
shoaliness
shoaling
shoaling wave
shoaling waves
shoalings
shoals
shoaly
shoarma
shoarmas
shoat (current term)
shoats
shochet
shochetim
shochets
shochu
shock
shock-headed
shock absorber
shock absorbers
shock antigen
shock diamond
shock index
shock jock
shock lung

Literary usage of Shoat

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1. The Improved Housewife: Or Book of Receipts, with Engravings for Marketing by A. L. Webster (1855)
"shoat means a fat young hog, headless and footless, cut into four quarters, each weighing six pounds. Make several incisions between the ribs of a fore ..."

2. Pleasant Recollections of Characters and Works of Noble Men: With Old Scenes by John Burgess (1887)
"... in a similar position; and the third, with only one good-sized shoat, probably about one hundred and fifty pounds weight, likewise tied up before him. ..."

3. Memorials of the Discovery and Early Settlement of the Bermudas Or Somers by John Henry Lefroy (1879)
"She hearing a shoat or small hog to crie wisht her daughter to goe downe & see what the matter was with the shoat. Her answer was that it would not stand. ..."

4. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1875)
"Her daughter replyed she would goe againe and see and returned agayne with expedition tould her mother that the shoat was dead, ..."

5. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1892)
"In all cases where any hog, shoat, or other domestic animal, shall die of the disease commonly called "hog cholera," or any other disease, it shall be the ..."

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