Hogging down

Hogging down

A term sometimes used to describe the practice of allowing hogs to eat a crop such as corn directly from the stalks rather than being fed harvested grain. The amount eaten each day could be neither measured nor controlled, but it was observed that eating was not excessive.
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Come Sunday lunch time,do you think Charles and Camilla will be hogging down for a Sainsways and Asdo's Luxury Pot Roast with Finest Dauphinoise Potatoes?I think not.