[hawgz-hed, hogz-] /ˈhɔgzˌhɛd, ˈhɒgz-/
a large cask, especially one containing from 63 to 140 gallons (238 to 530 liters).
any of various units of liquid measure, especially one equivalent to 63 gallons (238 liters).
a unit of capacity, used esp for alcoholic beverages. It has several values, being 54 imperial gallons in the case of beer and 52.5 imperial gallons in the case of wine
a large cask used for shipment of wines and spirits
“large cask or barrel,” late 14c., presumably on some perceived resemblance. The original liquid measure was 63 old wine gallons (by a statute of 1423); later anywhere from 100 to 140 gallons. Borrowed into other Germanic languages, oddly, as ox-head (cf. Dutch okshoofd, German oxhoft, Swedish oxhufvud).
noun An owner, admirer, etc, of HarleyDavidson2 motorcycles, which are called ”hogs”: The unlikely collection of hogsters arrived in Milwaukee last month (1980s+)
noun 1. any of several suckers of the genus Hypentelium, inhabiting cool streams of eastern North America and characterized by a broad head that is concave above.
[hawg-tahy, hog-] /ˈhɔgˌtaɪ, ˈhɒg-/ verb (used with object), hogtied, hogtying. 1. to (an animal) with all four feet together. 2. to hamper or thwart: Repeated delays hogtied the investigation. /ˈhɒɡˌtaɪ/ verb (transitive) (mainly US) -ties, -tying, -tied 1. to tie together the legs or the arms and legs of 2. to impede, hamper, or thwart
/ˈhɒɡˌtaʊn/ noun 1. (Canadian) a slang name for Toronto