hogg

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See also: högg and høgg

English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

hogg (plural hoggs)

  1. A young sheep of either gender, until it cuts its first two teeth; a hogget.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

hogg

  1. past tense of hogga and hogge
  2. imperative of hogga and hogge

Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly borrowed from Old Norse hǫggva (to strike, chop, cut), from Proto-Germanic *hawwaną (to hew, forge), from Proto-Indo-European *kowə- (to beat, hew, forge”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hogg m

  1. hog, especially a castrated male (family Suidae)

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: hog