piggery

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pig·ger·y

 (pĭg′ə-rē)
n. pl. pig·ger·ies
1. A place where pigs are raised or kept.
2. Piggish conduct.

piggery

(ˈpɪɡərɪ)
n, pl -geries
1. (Agriculture) a place where pigs are kept and reared
2. great greediness; piggishness

pig•ger•y

(ˈpɪg ə ri)

n., pl. -ger•ies.
a pigsty or pig breeder's establishment.
[1795–1805]

piggery

a place where pigs are kept; pigpen; pigsty.
See also: Animals
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.piggery - a farm where pigs are raised or keptpiggery - a farm where pigs are raised or kept
farm - workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit; "it takes several people to work the farm"
Translations

piggery

[ˈpɪgərɪ] N
1. (= pig farm) → granja f porcina
2. (= pigsty) → pocilga f, porqueriza f
3. (= greediness) → glotonería f

piggery

n
Schweinefarm f, → Schweinemästerei f
(inf, = gluttony) → Völlerei f

piggery

[ˈpɪgərɪ] nallevamento di maiali
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