"pig" Definition

  1. a mass of metal,—so called from its being poured in a fluid state from a SOW, which _see_.—_Workman’s term._
  2. a policeman; an informer. The word is now almost exclusively applied by London thieves to a plain-clothes man, or a “nose.”
  3. a pressman in a printing office. _See_ DONKEY.
  4. or SOW’S BABY, a sixpence.
  5. to live in a crowded, filthy manner. The lower orders of Irish are said to PIG together. A suggestive, if not elegant, expression.

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Position in the dictionary: 2591 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: pig and tinder-box, pig-headed, pigeon, pigeon-english, pigeon-flying, pigeon’s milk, pig’s eye, pig’s whisper, pike, pike it
Previous words in the dictionary: pieman., piece, pickles!, pickle, pickers, pickaninny, pick-me-up, pick, piccadilly weepers, piccadilly butchers

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