Crossword clues for boar
- Truffle-seeking beast
- Beast imagined in "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
- Object of a hunt in "Lord of the Flies"
- Old English Christmas meat
- Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come
- Introduced in United States
- An uncastrated male hog
- Male guinea pig
- Long-snouted wild animal
- Party animal to avoid?
- Adonis's killer
- Tusked swine
- Killer of Adonis
- Bristle source
- Feral pig
- A beast of the chase
- Shoat's sire
- Tapir's relative
- Male pig
- Adonis' killer
- Wild animal
- Pet for Smuts?
- Black Forest beast
- *Fourth step
- Animal "with bristled hair," to Shakespeare
- Big pig
- Old English Christmas Dish
- Part of an old English Christmas feast
- Hog wild?
- Wild hog
- Tusked animal
- Wild pig
- Center of an old-fashioned roast
- Feature of an old-fashioned roast
- Tusked critter
- Animal that may charge
- Animal that killed Adonis
- A tusker
- Tusked beast
- Luau entree
- Erymanthian ___, fourth labor of Hercules
- Animal hunted in one of Hercules' 12 labors
- Wild tusker
- Adonis' undoing
- Certain badger or raccoon
- Male swine
- Beast that killed Adonis
- Sow's mate
- Head of an inn?
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Boar \Boar\ (b[=o]r), n. [OE. bar, bor, bore, AS. b[=a]r; akin to OHG. p[=e]r, MHG. b[=e]r, G. b["a]r, boar (but not b["a]r bear), and perh. Russ. borov' boar.] (Zo["o]l.) The uncastrated male of swine; specifically, the wild hog.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English bar "boar," from West Germanic *bairaz (cognates: Old Saxon ber, Dutch beer, Old High German ber "a boar"), which is of unknown origin with no cognates outside West Germanic. Applied in Middle English to persons of boar-like character.
n. 1 A wild boar (''Sus scrofa''), the wild ancestor of the domesticated pig. 2 A male pig.
n. Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come; introduced in United States [syn: wild boar, Sus scrofa]
an uncastrated male hog
The Bombardment Aircraft Rocket, also known as BOAR, the Bureau of Ordnance Aircraft Rocket, and officially as the 30.5-Inch Rocket, Mark 1, Mod 0, was an unguided air-to-surface rocket developed by the United States Navy's Naval Ordnance Test Station during the 1950s. Intended to provide a standoff nuclear capability for carrier-based aircraft, the rocket entered operational service in 1956, remaining in service until 1963.
Boar is an upcoming 2016 Australian horror film written and directed by Chris Sun about a group of teenagers find themselves in a wood with a bloody pig. The film stars Nathan Jones, John Jarratt, Christie-Lee Britten, Melissa Tkautz, Madeleine Kennedy and Justin Gerardin.
Usage examples of "boar".
This human cargo represents a weight of about twenty tons, which is equivalent to that of thirty persons, two boars, three sows, twelve piglets, thirty fowls, ten dogs, twenty rats, a hundred balled or potted breadfruit and banana plants, and twelve tons of watergourds, seeds, yams, tubers, coconuts, adzes and weapons.
He took his bow and arrows and, while waiting for his horse to be saddled and readied, he and Captain Argot discussed the various methods of killing a boar and whether one should aim for the eye or the throat.
Mai, they herded cattle on the grasslands and pigs in the patches of woodland that stood between the fields, and the young men of the tribe hunted boar and deer and aurochs and bear and wolf in the wild woods that had now been pressed back beyond the temples.
Pendyke bore the name of Kite, and in Saxon times the Birts of Deorhyst, and the Kitels of Pendyke, were mighty hunters in the forest, and many a wolf and many a wild boar fell before their spears.
The only specimens of quadrupeds, birds, fish and cetacea were a few wild boars, stormy petrels, albatrosses, perch and seals.
The harts and hinds in their herds, the boars in their singulars, the skulks of foxes, the richesses of martens, the bevies of roes, the cetes of badgers and the routs of wolves: all came to him more or less as something which you either skin or flayed and then took home to the cook.
One cruck frame had already been lashed together and Ravin was directing Frue and some others in hauling the bigger boar up by its hind legs.
If a further eight bombers which were so badly damaged by fighter attack over Berlin that they crashed at various places on the return flight are added in, the Wild Boar operation could claim thirty-eight successes.
PURGANAX: Gentlemen Boars, I move a resolution, That her most sacred Majesty should be Invited to attend the feast of Famine, And to receive upon her chaste white body Dews of Apotheosis from this BAG.
A meal for a dozen people at the table under the lantern-lit tree: venison and wild boar from the forest, trout from the river below, beef from the cattle herds pastured between Ardis and the farcaster pad, red and white wines from Ardis vineyards, fresh corn, squash, salad and peas from the garden, and caviar faxed in from somewhere or the other.
All this sitting around is bad for the digestion, we should organize a boar-hunt, I remember one boar-hunt I went on, in Laconia, a huge boar, it stood higher than a man, it had already killed half a dozen dogs, I remember it had the giblets of one of them hanging from its right tusk, no, it was the left, no, wait a minute.
I should have been sadly boared in this dull place if it had not been for gaming.
It was a giant among boars, they said, marked black and silver like the Hailstone itself.
I soon overtook the palfrey that carried Calverley, and the baying of the hounds told us that the boar was well on his way to the copses of Hazeldine, where Hasting and I had trapped many a badger.
Despite the almost certain extinction of honkers, other native birds still thrived there, as did turkeys imported from Terranova and deer and wild boar and foxes brought across the sea from the British Isles and Europe.