3. (Geol.) A ridge formed by tilted strata; hence, any ridge with a sharp summit, and steeply sloping
(Hog"chain`) n. A chain or tie rod, in a boat or barge, to prevent the vessel from hogging.
(Hog"chok`er) n. (Zoöl.) An American sole (Achirus lineatus, or A. achirus), related to the
European sole, but of no market value.
(Hog"cote`) n. A shed for swine; a sty.
(Hog"fish`) n. (Zoöl.) (a) A large West Indian and Florida food fish (b) The pigfish or sailor's
choice. (c) An American fresh-water fish; the log perch. (d) A large, red, spiny-headed, European
(Hog"frame`) n. (Steam Vessels) A trussed frame extending fore and aft, usually above
deck, and intended to increase the longitudinal strength and stiffness. Used chiefly in American river
and lake steamers. Called also hogging frame, and hogback.
(Hogged) a. (Naut.) Broken or strained so as to have an upward curve between the ends.
See Hog, v. i.
(Hog"ger) n. A stocking without a foot, worn by coal miners at work.
(Hog"ger*el) n. [From the same source as hog; prob. orig., a sheep clipped the first year.
See Hog.] A sheep of the second year. [Written also hogrel.] Ash.
(Hog"ger-pipe`) n. (Mining) The upper terminal pipe of a mining pump. Raymond.
(Hog"ger-pump") n. (Mining) The top pump in the pit. Raymond.
(Hog"ger*y) n. Hoggish character or manners; selfishness; greed; beastliness.
Crime and shameMrs. Browning.
And all their hoggery.
(Hog"get) n. [See Hog, and Hoggerel.]
1. A young boar of the second year.
2. A sheep or colt alter it has passed its first year.
Hogging frame. See Hogframe.
(Hog"ging) n. (Naut.) Drooping at the ends; arching; in distinction from sagging.
(Hog"gish) a. Swinish; gluttonous; filthy; selfish. Hog"gish*ly, adv. Hog"gish*ness, n.
Is not a hoggish life the height of some men's wishes?Shaftesbury.
(Hogh) n. [Icel. haugr hill, mound; akin to E. high. See High.] A hill; a cliff. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Hog"herd) n. A swineherd. W. Browne.
(Hog`ma*nay") n. The old name, in Scotland, for the last day of the year, on which children
go about singing, and receive a dole of bread or cakes; also, the entertainment given on that day to a
visitor, or the gift given to an applicant. [Scot.]