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Definition: Masked pig
, n. [Cf. D. big, bigge, LG. bigge, also Dan. pige
girl, Sw. piga, Icel. p[=i]ka.]
1. The young of swine, male or female; also, any swine; a
hog. “Two pigges in a poke.”
2. (Zo["o]l.) Any wild species of the genus Sus
3. [Cf. Sow
a channel for melted iron.] An oblong mass of
cast iron, lead, or other metal. See Mine pig
4. One who is hoggish; a greedy person. [Low]
. (Zo["o]l.) See under Masked
(Founding), the bed of sand in which the iron from
a smelting furnace is cast into pigs.
, cast iron in pigs, or oblong blocks or bars, as
it comes from the smelting furnace. See Pig
(Naut.), a nickname for a quadrant or sextant.
A pig in a poke
(that is, bag), a blind bargain; something
bought or bargained for, without the quality or the value
being known. [Colloq.]
1. Wearing a mask or masks; characterized by masks;
2. (Bot.) Same as Personate
3. (Zo["o]l.) Having the anterior part of the head differing
decidedly in color from the rest of the plumage; -- said
, a ball in which the dancers wear masks.
(Mil.), a battery so placed as not to be
seen by an enemy until it opens fire. --H. L. Scott.
(Zo["o]l.), a European crab (Corystes cassivelaunus
) with markings on the carapace somewhat
resembling a human face.
(Zo["o]l.), a Japanese domestic hog (Sus pliciceps
). Its face is deeply furrowed.