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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The power and heat produced will then be available to power the adjacent piggery, as well as heat a co-located horticultural greenhouse operation with the excess CO2 used to enhance horticultural growth.
From 1994 to 2010, the Vice President operated a piggery business in Rosario, Batangas.
The animals could not be saved as flames swept through the wooden building used as a piggery at Martins Nest Farm in Holmfirth.
The fire broke out in a piggery in Fenor Farms, Tramore, Co Waterford at 7.
The SSPCA and government vets raided the West Lothian piggery in April after we told how filthy pens were over- run by rats and pigs were eating rotting carcasses.
Meanwhile in Muntinlupa City, two alleged victims of summary execution were found in an old piggery inside the New Bilibid Prison complex in Barangay Poblacion on Saturday.
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