from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who vends crockery; a mugger.


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  • Pundits and hosts from all three of the major networks, CNN, MSNBC, and FOX have reported symptoms of this latest outbreak of swine-flu, or pig-man disease.

    Will Menaker: Outbreak of Deadly Swine-Flu Infects Cable News

  • One such band is led by the handsome and somewhat egotistical Krod Mandoon and also consists of his pagan girlfriend Aneka, failed wizard Zezelryck and the pig-man Loquasto who is technically Krod's slave, but Krod refuses to let Loquasto call him "Master," fearing it impacts negatively on his PR image.

    Krod Mandoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire: Season 1

  • Jade is aided by her "Uncle Pey'j", an avuncular pig-man with a gift for mechanics.

    Beyond Good & Evil

  • I just reminded myself about the episode of “Seinfeld” where Kramer goes on about the pig-man.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - This scare tactics video is pretty priceless

  • 'Give me that pig,' he screamed, and he ran at the pig-man.

    The Night Crew

  • 'She's gonna live now,' pig-man shouted, as the pig struggled against him.

    The Night Crew

  • Mr Carey Lestrange, the noted pig-fancier, had been called upon at short notice to take on the duties of the senior pig-man who wrote to say that he had broken his leg in a climbing accident during the summer vacation, and was still in hospital.

    Spotted Hemlock

  • Alice began to gather ferns while we went up, but when we had called out to her that it was as the pig-man had said, and daylight all the way up, she said:

    The Wouldbegoods

  • We went to sleep, among the pig, and before long the pig-man stopped and got us to make room for Alice and Denny.

    The Wouldbegoods

  • Denny and Alice sat on the front of the cart with the pig-man, and the rest of us got in with the pig, and the man drove us right home.

    The Wouldbegoods


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