Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of hogget.

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Examples

  • And one Kearney up in the mountain, a cousin of his own lost two hoggets and came and told him.

    Later Articles and Reviews

  • The wool and perhaps the hoggets had been taken by ‘the others’ who were forced to return them.

    Later Articles and Reviews

  • Not only have I reared lamb for market but also having killed & butchered my own sheep I also know that two-tooths/hoggets with good aging in the chiller have far better flavour and are just as tender as a 12 month lamb.

    At My Table

  • What I am talking about here is the substitution of lamb for sheep, which is common practice now, and a good proportion of the hoggets.

    At My Table

  • Two or three of the weaklier hoggets were dead, from want of air, and from pressure; but more than three-score were as lively as ever; though cramped and stiff for a little while.

    Lorna Doone

  • And he had experience of the like brood beasts and of springers, greasy hoggets and wether wool, having been some years before actuary for Mr Joseph Cuffe, a worthy salesmaster that drove his trade for live stock and meadow auctions hard by Mr Gavin

    Ulysses

  • It seems he has some hoggets up there with a rot of the feet, he and his man came back only to get a supply of the wash to treat them.

    The Rose Rent

  • And he had experience of the like brood beasts and of springers, greasy hoggets and wether wool, having been some years before actuary for Mr Joseph Cuffe,

    Ulysses

  • They were kept in separate flocks; first there were the hoggets, then the oldest of the younger lambs and lastly the very young ones all kept apart from one another; as for his dairy, all the vessels, bowls, and milk pails into which he milked, were swimming with whey.

    The Odyssey

  • They were kept in separate flocks; first there were the hoggets, then the oldest of the younger lambs and lastly the very young ones {80} all kept apart from one another; as for his dairy, all the vessels, bowls, and milk pails into which he milked, were swimming with whey.

    The Odyssey

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