n. boar in its second year; year-old sheep or colt; fleece of year-old sheep.

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  • Hogget — Hog get, n. [See Hog, and {Hoggerel}.] 1. A young boar of the second year. [1913 Webster] 2. A sheep or colt alter it has passed its first year. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hogget — noun a) A young sheep of either gender from about 9 to 18 months of age (until it cuts 2 teeth). b) The meat of a hogget (sheep) …   Wiktionary

  • hogget — noun Etymology: Middle English, from 1hog + et Date: 14th century chiefly British hog 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hogget — /hog it/, n. Brit. hog (def. 5). [1300 50; ME. See HOG, ET] * * * …   Universalium

  • hogget — one year old sheep or colt Unusual Animals …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • hogget — hog·get || hÉ‘gɪt / hÉ’g n. hog (used in Britain, Australia, New Zealand) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hogget — [ hɒgɪt] noun Brit. a yearling sheep. ↘NZ a lamb between weaning and its first shearing. Origin ME: from hog + et1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • Hogget — ♦ A yearling sheep. (Beresford, Maurice and Hurst, John. Wharram Percy: Deserted Medieval Village, 138) Related terms: Ewe, Wether …   Medieval glossary

  • hogget — hog·get …   English syllables

  • hogget — /ˈhɒgət / (say hoguht) noun 1. a young sheep of either sex, older than a lamb, that has not yet been sheared. 2. the meat of such a sheep. Also, hog. {British English hog a year old sheep + g + et} …  

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