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pork

 (pôrk)
n.
1. The flesh of a pig or hog used as food.
2. Government funds, appointments, or benefits dispensed or legislated by politicians to gain favor with their constituents: "However much [the voters] may distrust Congress and dislike pork, the advantages of being represented by an incumbent with seniority are hard to deny" (Richard Lacayo).
v. porked, pork·ing, porks
v.intr. Slang
1. To eat ravenously; gorge oneself. Used with out.
2. To become fat. Used with out.
v.tr. Vulgar Slang
To engage in sexual intercourse with (another). Used especially of a man.

[Middle English, from Old French porc, pig, from Latin porcus; see porko- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

pork

(pɔːk)
n
(Cookery) the flesh of pigs used as food
[C13: from Old French porc, from Latin porcus pig]

pork

(pɔrk, poʊrk)

n.
1. the flesh of a hog or pig used as food.
2. appropriations, appointments, etc., made by the government for political reasons.
[1250–1300; < Old French < Latin porcus hog, pig; c. farrow1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pork - meat from a domestic hog or pigpork - meat from a domestic hog or pig  
pig, squealer, Sus scrofa, grunter, hog - domestic swine
meat - the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
cut of pork - cut of meat from a hog or pig
cochon de lait, suckling pig - whole young pig suitable for roasting
pork loin - meat from a loin of pork
salt pork - fat from the back and sides and belly of a hog carcass cured with salt
pigs' feet, pigs' knuckles - feet or knuckles of hogs used as food; pickled or stewed or jellied
2.pork - a legislative appropriation designed to ingratiate legislators with their constituents
appropriation - money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose

pork

noun
Slang. The political appointments or jobs that are at the disposal of those in power:
patronage, spoil (used in plural).
Translations
لَحْم الخَنْزيرلـَحْمُ خِنْزِير
vepřové
svinekød
porsassianliha
svinjetina
sertéshús
svínakjöt
ポーク
돼지고기
kiauliena
cūkgaļa
bravčovina
svinjina
svinjetina
fläskfläskkött
สุกร
thịt lợn

pork

[pɔːk]
A. Ncarne f de cerdo or puerco or (LAm) chancho
B. CPD pork butcher Ncharcutero/a m/f, chanchero/a m/f (LAm)
pork chop Nchuleta f de cerdo or puerco
pork pie N (Culin) → empanada f de carne de cerdo (Brit) = porky B pork sausage Nsalchicha f de cerdo or puerco
pork scratchings NPLchicharrones mpl

pork

[ˈpɔːrk]
nporc m
I don't eat pork → Je ne mange pas de porc.
modif [fillet, belly, fat] → de porcpork barrel (US)
n
the pork barrel → électoralisme m (travaux publics ou programme de recherche entrepris à des fins électorales)
adj [project, politician] → électoralistepork chop ncôte f de porc, côtelette f de porcpork pie npâté m en croûtepork sausage nsaucisse f (de porc)

pork

n
(US sl) von der Regierung aus politischen Gründen gewährte finanzielle Vergünstigungen oder Stellen

pork

:
pork barrel
n (US inf) Geldzuwendungen der Regierung an örtliche Verwaltungsstellen, um deren Unterstützung zu gewinnen
pork belly
n (Cook) → Schweinebauch m
pork butcher
nSchweinemetzger m
pork chop

pork

:
pork pie
pork pie hat
n runder, niedriger Filzhut
pork sausage
nSchweinswurst f

pork

[pɔːk] n(carne f di) maiale m

pork

(poːk) noun
the flesh of a pig used as food.

pork

لـَحْمُ خِنْزِير vepřové svinekød Schweinefleisch χοιρινό κρέας carne de cerdo sianliha porc svinjetina maiale ポーク 돼지고기 varkensvlees svinekjøtt wieprzowina carne de porco свинина fläskkött สุกร domuz eti thịt lợn 猪肉

pork

n carne f de cerdo
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Fuchs brought up a sack of potatoes and a piece of cured pork from the cellar, and grandmother packed some loaves of Saturday's bread, a jar of butter, and several pumpkin pies in the straw of the wagon-box.
I want a half-pound of pork, to fry some first-rate flounders for Mr.
at once shadowy and sensual, A tender loin of beef, a hind-quarter of veal, a spare-rib of pork, a particular chicken, or a remarkably praiseworthy turkey, which had perhaps adorned his board in the days of the elder Adams, would be remembered; while all the subsequent experience of our race, and all the events that brightened or darkened his individual career, had gone over him with as little permanent effect as the passing breeze.
It was made of small juicy clams, scarcely bigger than hazel nuts, mixed with pounded ship biscuit, and salted pork cut up into little flakes; the whole enriched with butter, and plentifully seasoned with pepper and salt.
The chutes into which the hogs went climbed high up--to the very top of the distant buildings; and Jokubas explained that the hogs went up by the power of their own legs, and then their weight carried them back through all the processes necessary to make them into pork.
This is probably better than stall-fed beef and slaughterhouse pork to make a man of.
It's just a corner in pork, that's all, and you can't make anything else out of it.
Dawson's Landing was a slaveholding town, with a rich, slave-worked grain and pork country back of it.
Father used to say there was nothing that went right to the spot with returned missionaries like pork 'n' beans 'n' brown bread.
The men and women slaves received, as their monthly allowance of food, eight pounds of pork, or its equivalent in fish, and one bushel of corn meal.
and I have often wishedbut it is so little one can venture to dosmall, trifling presents, of any thing uncommon Now we have killed a porker, and Emma thinks of sending them a loin or a leg; it is very small and delicateHartfield pork is not like any other porkbut still it is porkand, my dear Emma, unless one could be sure of their making it into steaks, nicely fried, as ours are fried, without the smallest grease, and not roast it, for no stomach can bear roast porkI think we had better send the leg do not you think so, my dear?
Boiled pork and greens and pease-pudding, for Number One.