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shoat

also shote  (shōt)
n.
A young pig just after weaning.

[Middle English shote, perhaps of Middle Low German origin.]

shoat

(ʃəʊt) or

shote

n
(Agriculture) a piglet that has recently been weaned
[C15: related to West Flemish schote]

shoat

(ʃoʊt)

n.
a young, weaned pig.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shoat - a young pigshoat - a young pig        
young mammal - any immature mammal
genus Sus, Sus - type genus of the Suidae
sucking pig - an unweaned piglet
Translations

shoat

n (US: = piglet) → Ferkel nt, → junges Schwein
References in classic literature ?
When he returned, the big, kindly man came with him, and in Martin's arms there squealed and wriggled a shoat.
A swine of God fattened upon the sweat of such poor honest devils as we, and a young shoat who, by his looks, must have pieces of gold in his belt.
One of them swung me to his shoulder as lightly as if I had been a shoat.
The new wells represent a very achievable milestone, following which we will really be on the way to exploiting the considerable potential to add value I see in Shoats, which include additional lease acquisition, as well as re-entry and new drill opportunities.
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There were two tickled shoats in the slop trough that night.
com)-- Dallas-based Gulf Coast Western, LLC announced today it has acquired a 50 percent working interest in certain assets and partnered with Dallas-based Northcote Energy Ltd to accelerate and expand Northcote's drilling operations in the Shoats Creek Field located in Southwest Louisiana.
8 April 2016 - Dallas, Texas-based oil company Gulf Coast Western, LLC has acquired a 50% working interest in certain assets and partnered with Dallas-based energy company Northcote Energy Ltd to accelerate and expand Northcote's drilling operations in the Shoats Creek Field located in Southwest Louisiana, the company said.
Maroon Shoats, a Pennsylvania prisoner who had spent twenty one years in
While Jewel's terrified mount survives the treacherous river, the image of stampeding wave-ponies has been replaced by the image of one of Lon Quick's "spotted shoats," which is "blowed up like a balloon" (155).
Earlier, in her portrayal of the potato-peeler salesman behind an "altar" of cardboard boxes, O'Connor showed us a sacralized commerce; with Hoover Shoats she presents us with a commercialized sacred.