from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as earth-hog.
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His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama was born in an earth-pig year.
His preachiness and misogynistic views have gotten in the way of my enjoyment of the earth-pig born.
I may not have enjoyed it after Melmoth, and I definitely disagreed with a lot of Sim's essays - but it's been a long, strange ride, and the earth-pig has been there most of the time.
` For the formidable ancestor of my line was deposed as governor of Shan-tong in 342 B.C. by the earth-pig Meng-Tse. '