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- n. a hedgehog.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A young hedgehog.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hedgehog.
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I don't know what a notty-pated hedgepig or beslubbering or a canker-blossom are but they really gross me out, so I guess I'd better participate.
The likeliest place to pop upon one is near some hedgerow; you know he is called _hedge_hog, or hedgepig.
"Ay, sitting under a hedge, with her pot hung up on three sticks and a hedgepig in it," added the younger Boots.