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.
The best place in the city to try out local Spanish food, the restaurant is famous for its roast sucking pig.
Gastric secretion and fermentation in the sucking pig.
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.