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n.1.A stocking without a foot, worn by coal miners at work.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"The hogger machine which the plant use for shredding recyclable material is presently operational from 8am to 7pm, Monday to Friday.
Not really a lane hogger if the motorway was empty then is it Iggy Sawicka Have the police got nothing better to do than follow someone for 3 mile on a empty motorway what a joke Damien Lecky Or you could consider the fact that they were possibly the dedicated motorway patrol from the traffic unit.
The middle-lane 'hogger' was on the M6 Toll in Cannock, Staffordshire at 11.35pm on Sunday committing what local police described as drivers "biggest pet hate".
"She is also a blanket hogger, and it can be tough trying to get a good night's sleep in a double bed with two women."
Installing the wood chipping machine, known as a hogger, would add 70 A to the load.
Then there's the credit hogger who likes to pass off other's ideas as his or her own.
" My Twitter profile says I am an anchor, actor, crooner, donor, poser, composer, blogger, jogger, hogger! I am all of these and more rolled into one and this is why I am a happy person.
Other members of the Commonwealth Observer Mission are Ms Pauline Welsh, Election Official, Jamaica, Mr Irfan Abdool Rahman Election Commissioner, Mauritius, Mr Carey Onyango Awino, Civil Society Director, Kenya, Mr Zahurul Alam, Governance Expert, Bangladesh, Ms Sarah Fradgley, Media Expert, New Zealand, Ms Sheila Rosseau, Civil Society Director, Antigua and Barbuda and Mr Henry Hogger, Former Diplomat, United Kingdom.
He presents Hamlet as "a ham, a porky piggy hogger of the limelight, a bad actor" who remains inert because he is too fat to move.
A contract from 1515 acknowledges the appointment of Melchior Hogger as an organist at the monastery in that year and supplies much information regarding the feasts and other occasions whereon the organ was used.
"Many also see staying in the middle lane as selfish, because if someone is correctly following the Highway Code and driving in the inside lane when they catch up with a middle-lane hogger, they then need to move across two lanes to overtake the lane hogger to avoid 'undertaking'.