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Definition of Pigling
1. a little pig [n -S]
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Literary usage of Pigling
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sporting Scenes Amongst the Kaffirs of South Africa by Alfred Wilks Drayson (1858)
"The Dutchman's stratagem—Wild-boar hunt—A vicious pigling—Harte- beest-chase—Hide and seek—The organ of" locality"—Fatal curiosity— An escapade—A false ..."
2. Sporting Scenes Amongst the Kaffirs of South Africa by Alfred Wilks Drayson (1858)
"The Dutchman's stratagem—Wild-boar hunt—A vicious pigling—Harte- beest-chase—Hide and seek—The organ of " locality "—Fatal curiosity— An escapade—A false ..."
3. An Introduction to Comparative Psychology by Conwy Lloyd Morgan (1903)
"Each pigling in the rush experienced certain feelings of alarm or fright, and at the same ... These two, (i) the sight of another pigling scuttling off, ..."
4. Richard Croker by Alfred Henry Lewis (1901)
"Retrieve the pigling of a day from the breast of his mother; ... That pigling, lusty now and grown, will hie himself to the earliest mud-wallow and roll ..."
5. Silva gadelica (I-XXXI): a collection of tales in Irish with extracts by Standish Hayes O'Grady (1892)
"... a pigling l of which they bestowed on the clerics. These carried him off to their house and, having imposed him on a forked stick, put him to the fire. ..."