Chester White

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Chester White

Any of a breed of white swine with drooping ears, originally bred in Chester County in southeast Pennsylvania.
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Ches′ter White′

one of an American breed of white hogs, having drooping ears.
[1855–60, Amer.; after Chester county, Pennsylvania]
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Chester Whites were developed in Pennsylvania in the early 1800s.
Chester White The Chester White breed was developed in the mid-nineteenth century in Pennsylvania by crossing Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, and Cheshire hogs.
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