Definitions

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  • n. A civil officer charged with the duty of impounding hogs running at large.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A civil officer charged with the duty of impounding hogs running at large.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An officer charged with the prevention or appraising of damages by stray swine.

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Examples

  • He became the Sealer of Leather for the City of Boston (judging and approving the quality of leather) as well as the city’s hogreeve, responsible for enforcing that hogs were “yoked and ringed” according to law, and assessing the damage caused by stray pigs.

    Archive 2007-08-01

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