piggery

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pig·ger·y

 (pĭg′ə-rē)
n. pl. pig·ger·ies
1. A place where pigs are raised or kept.
2. Piggish conduct.

piggery

(ˈpɪɡərɪ)
n, pl -geries
1. (Agriculture) a place where pigs are kept and reared
2. great greediness; piggishness

pig•ger•y

(ˈpɪg ə ri)

n., pl. -ger•ies.
a pigsty or pig breeder's establishment.
[1795–1805]

piggery

a place where pigs are kept; pigpen; pigsty.
See also: Animals
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.piggery - a farm where pigs are raised or keptpiggery - a farm where pigs are raised or kept
farm - workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit; "it takes several people to work the farm"
Translations

piggery

[ˈpɪgərɪ] N
1. (= pig farm) → granja f porcina
2. (= pigsty) → pocilga f, porqueriza f
3. (= greediness) → glotonería f

piggery

n
Schweinefarm f, → Schweinemästerei f
(inf, = gluttony) → Völlerei f

piggery

[ˈpɪgərɪ] nallevamento di maiali
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Earlier, Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) spread bleaching powders, conducted fogging at the piggeries and held awareness campaigns.
Jalpaiguri district is the worst hit and Dhupguri and Moynaguri rural areas the most affected because of the large number of piggeries from where Japanese encephalitis spread.
J Whitworth, certificate of lawfulness for exist-|ing use as cafe, The Piggeries, Longwood Edge Road, Longwood.
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It was carved out from the site of the former Isabella Colliery, scrapyard, piggeries and a rubbish dump in 1982 and is Newcastle's only country park.
Mr Marry had sold some of his piggeries in recent years although he still held foreign property.
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But chairperson of Waterford Animal Concern John Tierney said: "Our concern here is how the pigs are reared at piggeries.
As a result waste from piggeries threatens to pollute surrounding soil and ground water.
John Morris went for a break during lambing but returned to Common Piggeries Farm, off Peachfield Road, Malvern, to find two of his dogs, worth pounds 750, had vanished.
The germs that cause this can live in piggeries and on 'pig-sick' land for years, so it was assumed the pigs that came in brought this.