sucking pig


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Noun1.sucking pig - an unweaned piglet
piggy, piglet, shoat, shote - a young pig
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sucking pig

[ˈsʌkɪŋpɪg] Nlechón m, lechoncillo m, cochinillo m
References in classic literature ?
Come thou straight forth, man, or I will carve thee as I would carve a sucking pig."
As he spoke he bound his girdle round him and went to the styes where the young sucking pigs were penned.
Sleek unwieldy porkers were grunting in the repose and abundance of their pens, from whence sallied forth, now and then, troops of sucking pigs, as if to snuff the air.
As the aide entered Stalin's private room during the second meeting he noted 'There I found Winston and Stalin, and Molotov who has joined them, sitting with a heavily-laden board between them: food of all kinds crowned by a sucking pig, and innumerable bottles.
My go-to dishes at Cirkulo are usually the Cochinillo (crisp sucking pig), Paella Cirkulo (which has duck and pork), and Lengua Sevillana (ox tongue in mushroom sauce).
The best place in the city to try out local Spanish food, the restaurant is famous for its roast sucking pig. Best for a brunch with copious glasses of wine.
I thought it was only fair to point out to readers who are unaware what a suckling pig (also known as a sucking pig) is.
This partially explains why in his introductory fantasy Lamb changes the country of cooking's origin from Porphery's Syria/Phoenicia to China; but for both Swift and Lamb it also supplies a class distinction: the diet of servants and laborers was supported by the aged, fat-rich, larger-framed Old English hog; however, gentry preferred a more delicate roasting pork or sucking pig derived from the smaller "Chinese" animal.