(The) was held sacred by the ancient Cretans, because Jupiter was suckled by a sow; it was immolated in the mysteries of Eleusis; was sacrificed to Hercules, to Venus, the Lares (2 syl ), and all those who sought relief from bodily ailments The sow was sacrificed to Ceres (2 syl ), because it taught men to turn up the earth; and in Egypt it was slain on grand weddings on account of its fecundity
disapproval If you say that someone is making a pig of themselves, you are criticizing them for eating a very large amount at one meal. I'm afraid I made a pig of myself at dinner. pigged pigging pig out to eat a lot of food all at once pig out on. Any wild or domestic even-toed ungulate (family Suidae) that is a stout-bodied, short-legged omnivore, with thick, sparsely bristled skin, a long mobile snout, small tail, and hooves with two functional and two nonfunctional digits. Pigs are native to European, Asian, and North African forests. Wild pigs use their tusklike teeth to forage and for defense; the teeth of domestic pigs, which were developed from wild pigs in Europe 1500 BC, are less developed. Pigs are regarded as highly intelligent. Domestic pigs are classified as lard (thick fat, carcass weighing at least 220 lbs, or 100 kg), bacon (carcass about 150 lbs, or 70 kg), and pork (carcass about 100 lbs, or 45 kg) pigs, depending on the principal product derived from them; they are also a source of leather. Today they are usually bred in almost complete confinement. See also boar, hog. wild pig guinea pig pig iron Bay of Pigs invasion
A device with optional elastomer cups inserted into a pipeline to perform any one of a number of functions: cleaning, displacement, batching, or internal inspection It gets its name from the squealing noises the pipeline pigs made when first used
emphasis If you say `pigs might fly' after someone has said that something might happen, you are emphasizing that you think it is very unlikely. `There's a chance he won't get involved in this, of course.' --- `And pigs might fly.'
In the forefeet of pigs is a very small hole, which may be seen when the hair has been carefully removed The tradition is that the legion of devils entered by these apertures There are also round it some six rings, the whole together not larger than a small spangle; they look as if burnt or branded into the skin, and the tradition is that they are the marks of the devil's claws when he entered the swine (Mark v 11-15) (See Christian Traditions ) Riding on a pig It was Jane, afterwards Duchess of Gordon, who, in 1770, undertook for a wager to ride down the High Street of Edinburgh, in broad day-light, on the back of a pig, and she won her bet Some men there are love not a gaping pig (Merchant of Venice, iv 1) Marshal d'Albert always fainted at the sight of a roast sucking pig (See Antipathy, Cat ) The same is said of Vaugheim, the renowned Hanoverian huntsman Keller used to faint at the sight of smoked bacon
A pig is a pink or black animal with short legs and not much hair on its skin. Pigs are often kept on farms for their meat, which is called pork, ham, bacon, or gammon. the grunting of the pigs. a pig farmer. see also guinea pig = hog
Domesticated in the Middle East around 7000 BC from the wild boar [sus scrofa scrofa], this animal was found over much of western Europe as it moved into the thicker wooded landscape after the last ice age Wild boar featured in the Mesolithic diet
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