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hog (something)

To take or use something all for oneself; to not allow others to have or use something. Hey buddy, quit hogging the road! My wife always hogs the covers at night.
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hog

1. and hog cadillac n. a large car; a souped up car. (see also road hog.) How do you like my new hog? Where are you going to park that hog cadillac.
2. n. a police officer; a pig. The hogs are on to you.
3. n. an addict who requires very large doses to sustain the habit. (Drugs.) Ernie is turning into a hog. He just can’t get enough.
4. n. phencyclidine (PCP), an animal tranquilizer. (Drugs.) We’re glad to learn that the demand for hog is tapering off.
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In the end, as with the hogs, the finished beef was run into the chilling room, to hang its appointed time.
They don't waste anything here," said the guide, and then he laughed and added a witticism, which he was pleased that his unsophisticated friends should take to be his own: "They use everything about the hog except the squeal.
The shriek was followed by another, louder and yet more agonizing-- for once started upon that journey, the hog never came back; at the top of the wheel he was shunted off upon a trolley, and went sailing down the room.
This government inspector did not have the manner of a man who was worked to death; he was apparently not haunted by a fear that the hog might get by him before he had finished his testing.
Now it was the shape of a man in a long robe, the fleecy whiteness of which was made out of the fountain's spray; now it was a lion, or a tiger, or a wolf, or an ass, or, as often as anything else, a hog, wallowing in the marble basin as if it were his sty.
It looked like nothing but a hog, which lay wallowing in the marble basin, and filled it from brim to brim.
So harsh and ear-piercing it was, that you would have fancied a butcher was sticking his knife into each of their throats, or, at the very least, that somebody was pulling every hog by his funny little twist of a tail.
At last, when the swinish uproar resounded through the palace, and when he saw the image of a hog in the marble basin, he thought it best to hasten back to the vessel, and inform the wise Ulysses of these marvelous occurrences.
If a hog, go join your fellow-swine in the sty; if a lion, a wolf, a tiger, go howl with the wild beasts on the lawn; if a fox, go exercise your craft in stealing poultry.
Although we sold fewer hogs during the third quarter of 2015, the adverse effect was partly offset by improved hog prices.
When I returned to Missouri with tales of seeing some wild hogs and fresh pork in my cooler, I was a local hero
PED was also detected among hogs in Aguascalientes, Baja California, Colima, the Federal District, Guerrero, Mexico state, Michoacan, Morelos, Nuevo Leon, Queretaro, Sinaloa, Tlaxcala, and Veracruz.
Abundant populations of wild hogs occur west of Lake Okeechobee, between the Kissimmee and lower St.