from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See duroc.


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  • His father bred pedigreed Duroc-Jersey hogs—and there was danger, during the bitter cold nights, that the young pigs would freeze to death; so they were put in a basket, covered with a gunny sack, and set behind the kitchen stove.

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  • To illustrate: When I was a farm boy out in Missouri, my father bred fine Duroc-Jersey hogs and pedigreed white-faced cattle.

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  • There was Steve Murray, the labor leader, whom rumor said was one of Feinheimer's financial backers -- a large man with a loud voice and the table manners of a Duroc-Jersey.

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