'og

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'og (plural 'ogs)

  1. (UK, slang or dialectical) Eye dialect spelling of hog, particularly in its slang sense of shilling
    1933, George Orwell, Down and Out in Paris and London, xxix
    ’Ere y’are, the best rig-out you ever ’ad. A tosheroon [half a crown] for the coat, two ’ogs for the trousers, one and a tanner for the boots, and a ’og for the cap and scarf. That’s seven bob.’