from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of pig run.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A run or narrow, deep-trodden path made by wild pigs.


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  • Afterward, chased by the natives along a pig-run in the jungle he heard the whisper of tiny arrows, bone-tipped and feather-shafted.

    β€œIt was the Golden Fleece ready for the shearing.”

  • Beyond the creeper, the trail joined a pig-run that was wide enough and trodden enough to be a path.

    Lord of the Flies

  • They found another pig-run parallel to the first and Jack raced away.

    Lord of the Flies

  • The ground was turned over near the pig-run and there were droppings that steamed.

    Lord of the Flies

  • The pig-run filled with shouting boys again, Jack came running back, and poked about in the undergrowth.

    Lord of the Flies

  • From the pig-run came the quick, hard patter of hoofs, a castanet sound, seductive, maddening β€” the promise of meat.

    Lord of the Flies

  • The pig-run kept close to the jumble of rocks that lay down by the water on the other side and Ralph was content to follow Jack along it.

    Lord of the Flies

  • He came to a pig-run, followed it for perhaps a hundred yards, and then swerved off.

    Lord of the Flies

  • He retreated up the pig-run before his hunters, who were between him and the beach.

    The Red One

  • In half-an-hour, when I was devoutly wishing that I had left the big boar alone, I came to a narrow path which seemed to be a compromise between a native foot-path and a pig-run.

    Life's Handicap


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