from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of a long-established English breed of large pigs. They are red, often spotted with black, with a long snout and erect or forwardly pointed ears, and are valued as bacon producers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An English breed of pigs, having long legs and skull and a deep body. The general color is red, with some darker spots. Named from a town in Staffordshire where the breed originated.


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