pigswill


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pigswill

(ˈpɪɡˌswɪl)
n
(Agriculture) waste food or other edible matter fed to pigs. Also called: pig's wash
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pigswill - wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milkpigswill - wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
feed, provender - food for domestic livestock
Translations
pomyje

pigswill

[ˈpɪgswɪl] Nbazofia f (also fig)

pig

(pig) noun
1. a kind of farm animal whose flesh is eaten as pork, ham and bacon. He keeps pigs.
2. an offensive word for an unpleasant, greedy or dirty person. You pig!
ˈpiggyplural ˈpiggies noun
a child's word for a (little) pig.
adjective
like a pig's. piggy eyes.
ˈpiglet (-lit) noun
a baby pig.
piggybackpickabackˌpigˈheaded adjective
stubborn. a pigheaded idiot.
ˌpigˈheadedness noun
ˈpigskin noun, adjective
(of) a kind of leather made from the skin of a pig. Her purse was (made of) pigskin.
ˈpigstyplural ˈpigsties, ~ˈpigstyes noun
1. a building in which pigs are kept.
2. a dirty, untidy place. This room is a pigsty!
pigswillswillˈpigtail noun
a plait usually worn at the sides of the head. She wears her hair in pigtails.
pigs might fly
said of something very unlikely to happen. `We might have fine weather for our holidays.' `Yes, and pigs might fly!'
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SIR - During the Second World War, the people of this country simply used their commonsense and saved all their suitable leftovers in galvanised dustbins for regular collection as pigswill.
The cast-offs ended up as pigswill, and the rest is history.
Living off the land You know your life has taken a turn for the worse when you dream of spending your days shovelling pigswill and picking the aphids off your favourite aubergine.
Part of the fun for many festival-goers is picking up their programme, checking the runners and riders - and drinking their way through some of the most imaginative/funniest beer names from breweries around the country, which have included: Liquid Lobotomy, Old Fecker, Pressed Rat and Warthog, Pigswill, Black Pudding Mild and Peroxide Punk.
After helping a local milkman with deliveries and collecting pigswill, at the age of 15 Ashington-born Billy went down the pit at Linton Colliery.
Beret(wearing waiters wiggle between the tables doling out wine as if it were pigswill, from bottles opened with pigtail shaped corkscrews.
I'M sure blackpud, tripe, pigsfeet, even pigswill, is good for the brain of Ken Turner.
PRINCE William yesterday poured pigswill over rumours that he plans to become a gentleman farmer - and gave the first real hint he intends joining the Royal Navy.
GOVERNMENT experts are to consider a nationwide ban on pigswill, which is suspected to foster the spread of diseases - a move rejected in 1998 because of the extra cost it would impose on farmers.
Well, much as the stars of this new reality show would doubtless like to slip into a gorgeous outfit and truly enjoy the more luxurious side of the Edwardian age, the BBC would clearly rather have them knee-deep in pigswill.
That when push comes to shove, the favoured few will always come up smelling of roses while the little guy gets drenched in eau de pigswill.