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shoat

also shote  (shōt)
n.
A young pig just after weaning.

[Middle English shote, perhaps of Middle Low German origin.]
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shoat

(ʃəʊt) or

shote

n
(Agriculture) a piglet that has recently been weaned
[C15: related to West Flemish schote]
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shoat

(ʃoʊt)

n.
a young, weaned pig.
[1375–1425]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shoat - a young pigshoat - a young pig        
young mammal - any immature mammal
genus Sus, Sus - type genus of the Suidae
sucking pig - an unweaned piglet
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Translations

shoat

n (US: = piglet) → Ferkel nt, → junges Schwein
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References in classic literature ?
When he returned, the big, kindly man came with him, and in Martin's arms there squealed and wriggled a shoat.
"That's what he said," nodded Peter, carefully switching his navy plug to the opposite cheek before settling down to reply, "and sez I, 'Why, Martin, what d'ye want o' that there shoat? You ain't got nothin' to keep her on!' 'If I can borrow the pig,' sez he, 'I reckon I can borrow the feed somewheres.' God knows, he'll find that ain't so plentiful, but he's got the right idea.
A swine of God fattened upon the sweat of such poor honest devils as we, and a young shoat who, by his looks, must have pieces of gold in his belt.
One of them swung me to his shoulder as lightly as if I had been a shoat. He was a huge creature, as were his fellows, standing fully seven feet upon his short legs and weighing considerably more than a quarter of a ton.
Asim Imdad, Associate Dean, Business Administration and Social Sciences, Dr Shoat Mubarak and other senior faculty members were also present on this occasion.
Lucas sat on an upended milk pail cradling a small shoat hog while it squirmed and bleated, its eyes walling white with pain.
The route took upast the city of Kiel where we were shoat and it must have hit our fuel tanks.
K called me that night, happier'n a shoat in a slop trough.
K called that evening, tickled as a shoat in a slop trough.
Em favor dessa posicao, Shoat e Stam precisariam a distincao entre neocolonialismo e pos-colonialismo:
Hait the mortgage paper, Flem pulls out a roll of bills large enough to "choke a shoat," offering I.
The hybrid, sometimes referred to as a geep or a shoat, is believed to be extremely unusual.