hog fuel

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Possibly from a nickname of the grinding machine used to create it, a "hammer hog." The word for chopped (hacked) in Norwegian is hogge (hogde past tense); chopped wood has been hogde. Hogde fuel likely morphed into hogged fuel.


hog fuel (plural hog fuels)

  1. an unprocessed mix of coarse chips of bark and wood fiber. Pieces run between a coarse grade of less than 5" to a fine grade of less than 2".