from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A place where pigs are raised or kept.
  • n. Piggish conduct.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a place, such as a farm, where pigs are kept or raised
  • n. piggish behaviour

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A place where swine are kept.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A place where pigs are kept; a pigsty or set of pigsties.
  • n. A place where earthen vessels are made or sold; a pottery.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a farm where pigs are raised or kept


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  • She thinks that having a piggery is a very productive business.

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  • The 'piggery' which Jack invented, ... became famous the world over, not only among farmers but with curious laymen as well.

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  • My grandparents used to live about a mile down a country road in Massachusetts from a small pig farm, or "piggery" as Grandpa called it.

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  • "Apart from providing appropriate skills training to the parents of such children, health, education and training in cookery, sewing and farming such as piggery and agriculture will be offered,"

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  • Choreographing the entrances and exits to and from the kitchen, the bedrooms, the cowshed and the "piggery" was a challenge in itself.

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  • Outside, there is one attached single garage and one detached single garage, two store rooms, a piggery which is currently used as storage, a courtyard with parking for multiple cars and about ¾ acre of garden.


  • If women wanted to compete with men in piggery today, they certainly could.

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  • London stocked his piggery with only the finest pedigreed pigs.

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  • Among other things I am starting to build a piggery that will be the delight of all the pig-men in the United States.

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  • They were shown over the cattery, the piggery, the milkers, and the kennelry, as Mrs. Mortimer called her live stock departments.



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