long pig


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long pig

n.
Human flesh, considered as a food for cannibals.

[Translation of Fijian vuaka balavu (vuaka, pig + balavu, long), Maori poaka roa (poaka, pig + roa, long), and similar expressions in other languages of Polynesia.]
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long pig

n
obsolete human flesh eaten by cannibals
[translation of a Māori and Polynesian term]
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long′ pig′


n.
human flesh as food for cannibals.
[1850–55]
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References in classic literature ?
Too many heads you fella take; too much kai-kai long pig along you." (Long pig, meaning barbecued human flesh.)
"What name, long time black fella belong Su'u take 'm heads, kai-kai along long pig?" Ishikola countered.
I a rake & thou a twig; All day we watch the long pig dig.