v. t. [imp. & p. p. hogged; p. pr. & vb. n. hogging.]

  1. To cut short like bristles; as, to hog the mane of a horse. --Smart.
  2. (Naut.) To scrub with a hog, or scrubbing broom.

n. [Prob. akin to E. hack to cut, and meaning orig., a castrated boar;
cf. also W. hwch swine, sow, Armor. houc'h, hoc'h.
Cf. Haggis, Hogget, and Hoggerel.]

  1. A quadruped of the genus Sus, and allied genera of Suid[ae];
    esp., the domesticated varieties of S. scrofa, kept for their fat and meat, called, respectively, lard and pork; swine; porker; specifically, a castrated boar; a barrow.
    (Note: The domestic hogs of Siam, China, and parts of Southern Europe,
    are thought to have been derived from Sus Indicus.)
  2. A mean, filthy, or gluttonous fellow. [Low.]
  3. A young sheep that has not been shorn. [Eng.]
  4. (Naut.) A rough, flat scrubbing broom for scrubbing a ship's bottom under water. --Totten.
  5. (Paper Manuf.) A device for mixing and stirring the pulp of which paper is made.
  6. Rusten Hogness

Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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