from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Deprived of a farrow or litter.


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  • Gemini, a crown on Cancer, the womb of an unfarrowed sow on Virgo, an

    The Satyricon — Volume 02: Dinner of Trimalchio

  • From there they moved on to pea-hen eggs stuffed with fig-peckers surrounded by peppered egg yolks, a one-hundred year-old Falernian wine, a tray of nibbles featuring the signs of the zodiac and foods associated with each sign ram’s vetches on Aries, a piece of beef on Taurus, the womb of an unfarrowed sow on Virgo, and so on, stuffed capons and sow’s bellies, and more.

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