pigpen

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pig·pen

 (pĭg′pĕn′)
n.
1. A pen for pigs.
2. Informal A dirty or very untidy place.

pigpen

(ˈpɪɡˌpɛn)
n
1. (Agriculture) a pen for pigs; sty
2. a dirty or untidy place
Also called: pigsty

pig•pen

(ˈpɪgˌpɛn)

n.
1. a pen for keeping pigs.
2. a filthy or flagrantly untidy place.
[1795–1805]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pigpen - a pen for swinepigpen - a pen for swine      
pen - an enclosure for confining livestock
Translations
disznóól
豚舎

pigpen

pig pen [ˈpɪgpɛn] (mainly US) n (= pigsty) → enclos m à cochons
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