[hawg-fish, hog-] /ˈhɔgˌfɪʃ, ˈhɒg-/
noun, plural (especially collectively) hogfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) hogfishes.
a large wrasse, Lachnolaimus maximus, of the western Atlantic Ocean, used for food.
any of various other fishes having a fancied resemblance to a hog, as the pigfish and logperch.
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
a wrasse, Lachnolaimus maximus, that occurs in the Atlantic off the SE coast of North America. The head of the male resembles a pig’s snout
another name for pigfish (sense 1)
noun 1. wood chips or shavings, residue from sawmills, etc., used for fuel, landfill, animal feed, and surfacing paths and running tracks.
[hawg, hog] /hɔg, hɒg/ noun, British. 1. (def 5). [hog] /hɒg/ noun 1. James (“the Ettrick Shepherd”) 1770–1835, Scottish poet. /hɒɡ/ noun 1. an uncastrated male pig 2. a sheep of either sex aged between birth and second shearing /hɒɡ/ noun 1. James, known as the Ettrick Shepherd. 1770–1835, Scottish poet and writer. His works […]
[hawg, hog] /hɔg, hɒg/ noun 1. a hoofed mammal of the family Suidae, order Artiodactyla, comprising boars and swine. 2. a domesticated swine weighing 120 pounds (54 kg) or more, raised for market. 3. a selfish, gluttonous, or filthy person. 4. Slang. 5. Also, hogg, hogget. British. 6. Railroads Slang. a locomotive. 7. a machine […]
[haw-ger, hog-er] /ˈhɔ gər, ˈhɒg ər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . 2. Also called hoghead. Railroads Slang. a locomotive engineer. n. “swineherd, herdsman,” early 14c., from hog (n.). noun (also hog or hog-head or hogshead or hog-jockey) A railroad engineer; grunt (1915+ Railroad & hoboes)