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hog

Definition of hog:

part of speech: verb

To scrape and scrub a ship's bottom under water; to become bent upward in the middle- applied to a ship strained out of shape; to cut short, as the mane of a horse.

part of speech: noun

A pig; a swine; a gelded boar; a flat rough broom used by seamen for scrubbing.

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