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pig

1. n. someone who eats too much; a glutton. I try to cut down on calories, but whenever I see red meat I make a pig of myself.
2. n. an ugly and fat woman or man. Clare is a pig. Why doesn’t she lose a ton or two?
3. n. a dirty or slovenly person. Jimmy, change your clothes. Look at that mud, you little pig!
4. n. an officer; a police officer or a military officer. (Used mostly for a police officer. Widely known since the 1960s.) The pigs who aren’t in pig heaven are driving around in pigmobiles busting innocent people like me.
5. n. a Caucasian. (Black.) Why do those pigs think they can walk in here like that?
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"This pig went to market, this pig stayed at home, "This pig had a bit of meat-- let's see what they have given US for dinner, Pigling?"
Then he pricked Pigling with the pin that had fastened his pig paper; and when Pigling slapped him he dropped the pin, and tried to take Pigling's pin, and the papers got mixed up.
you seem so happy at your work.' 'Yes,' said the other, 'mine is a golden trade; a good grinder never puts his hand into his pocket without finding money in it--but where did you get that beautiful goose?' 'I did not buy it, I gave a pig for it.' 'And where did you get the pig?' 'I gave a cow for it.' 'And the cow?' 'I gave a horse for it.' 'And the horse?' 'I gave a lump of silver as big as my head for it.' 'And the silver?' 'Oh!
"My word," quoth Dag Daughtry, "you devil-devil along that fella pig too much.
The fat pigs have to go to the suitors, who eat them up without shame or scruple; but the blessed gods love not such shameful doings, and respect those who do what is lawful and right.
`I said pig,' replied Alice; `and I wish you wouldn't keep appearing and vanishing so suddenly: you make one quite giddy.'
His conduct served only the more to infuriate the pigs. He broke off twigs and small branches and flung them down upon our enemies.
Too many heads you fella take; too much kai-kai long pig along you." (Long pig, meaning barbecued human flesh.)
At the last, with due emphasis, of solemnity and awfulness, he had killed a young pig with his shot-gun and promptly fainted.
But now all that life-and-death fun was ended, and the Jungle People came up, starved and weary, to the shrunken river,--tiger, bear, deer, buffalo, and pig, all together,--drank the fouled waters, and hung above them, too exhausted to move off.
`If he slap you, we ain't got no pig for pay the fine,' she said insinuatingly.
He also worked in the corn-fields, hoeing and husking; and he fed the pigs and milked the four-horned cow that was Mombi's especial pride.
"I repeat, it was in my presence that he said a certain lady, whom none of you knows, was a pig. He did not say swine.
The fact of the matter was that some men were taking above six hundred pigs to sell at a fair, and were on their way with them at that hour, and so great was the noise they made and their grunting and blowing, that they deafened the ears of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, and they could not make out what it was.
"Her husband works hard too--raising prize pigs," said Miss Cornelia.