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- n. Plural form of hogpen.
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Over at Woodside they had hogpens down in the pasture, and they had cow stalls down all around.
It rained so hard till the creek got out of the banks and washed the hogpens and the hogs away, and
"If those that holler for justice loudest had it done to them there would be a lot of squealin 'outside of hogpens."
In and out of the pueblo they work, carrying loads of manure from the hogpens to the fields, apparently as little concerned or noticed as though they wore their breechcloths.
Guess you've persuaded them they ain't got swell houses, and good food, and cheap heat and light, and, instead are living like all sorts of swine in their hogpens.
Animal manure, such as we get from stables, hogpens, &c., is more energetic than mud, turf, leaves, straw, &c., because it rots faster and generates more heat.