Crossword clues for pork
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Hog \Hog\ (h[o^]g), n. [Prob. akin to E. hack to cut, and meaning orig., a castrated boar; cf. also W. hwch swine, sow, Armor. houc'h, hoc'h. Cf. Haggis, Hogget, and Hoggerel.]
(Zo["o]l.) A quadruped of the genus Sus, and allied genera of Suid[ae]; esp., the domesticated varieties of Sus scrofa, kept for their fat and meat, called, respectively, lard and pork; swine; porker; specifically, a castrated boar; a barrow.
Note: The domestic hogs of Siam, China, and parts of Southern Europe, are thought to have been derived from Sus Indicus.
A mean, filthy, or gluttonous fellow. [Low.]
A young sheep that has not been shorn. [Eng.]
(Naut.) A rough, flat scrubbing broom for scrubbing a ship's bottom under water.
(Paper Manuf.) A device for mixing and stirring the pulp of which paper is made.
Bush hog, Ground hog, etc.. See under Bush, Ground, etc.
Hog caterpillar (Zo["o]l.), the larva of the green grapevine sphinx; -- so called because the head and first three segments are much smaller than those behind them, so as to make a resemblance to a hog's snout. See Hawk moth.
Hog cholera, an epidemic contagious fever of swine, attended by liquid, fetid, diarrhea, and by the appearance on the skin and mucous membrane of spots and patches of a scarlet, purple, or black color. It is fatal in from one to six days, or ends in a slow, uncertain recovery.
--Law (Farmer's Veter. Adviser.)
Hog deer (Zo["o]l.), the axis deer.
Hog gum (Bot.), West Indian tree ( Symphonia globulifera), yielding an aromatic gum.
Hog of wool, the trade name for the fleece or wool of sheep of the second year.
Hog peanut (Bot.), a kind of earth pea.
Hog plum (Bot.), a tropical tree, of the genus Spondias ( Spondias lutea), with fruit somewhat resembling plums, but chiefly eaten by hogs. It is found in the West Indies.
Hog's bean (Bot.), the plant henbane.
Hog's bread.(Bot.) See Sow bread.
Hog's fennel. (Bot.) See under Fennel.
Mexican hog (Zo["o]l.), the peccary.
Water hog. (Zo["o]l.) See Capybara.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1300 (early 13c. in surname Porkuiller), "flesh of a pig as food," from Old French porc "pig, swine, boar," and directly from Latin porcus "pig, tame swine," from PIE *porko- "young swine" (cognates: Umbrian purka; Old Church Slavonic prase "young pig;" Lithuanian parsas "pig;" and Old English fearh, Middle Dutch varken, both from Proto-Germanic *farhaz).\n
\nPork barrel in the literal sense is from 1801, American English; meaning "state's financial resources (available for distribution)" is attested from 1907 (in full, national pork barrel); it was noted as an expression of U.S. President President William Howard Taft:\n\n"Now there is a proposition that we issue $500,000,000 or $1,000,000,000 of bonds for a waterway, and then that we just apportion part to the Mississippi and part to the Atlantic, a part to the Missouri and a part to the Ohio. I am opposed to it. I am opposed to it because it not only smells of the pork barrel, but it will be the pork barrel itself. Let every project stand on its bottom."
["The Outlook," Nov. 6, 1909, quoting Taft]\nThe magazine article that includes the quote opens with:\n\nWe doubt whether any one knows how or when, or from what application of what story, the phrase "the National pork barrel" has come into use. If not a very elegant simile, it is at least an expressive one, and suggests a graphic picture of Congressmen eager for local advantage going, one after another, to the National pork barrel to take away their slices for home consumption.\n\nPork in this sense is attested from 1862 (compare figurative use of bacon). Pork chop is attested from 1858. Pork pie is from 1732; pork-pie hat (1855) originally described a woman's style popular c.1855-65, so called for its shape.
n. 1 (context uncountable English) The meat of a pig; swineflesh. 2 (context US politics slang pejorative English) Funding proposed or requested by a member of Congress for special interests or his or her constituency as opposed to the good of the country as a whole. vb. (context transitive slang vulgar usually of a male English) To have sex with (someone).
Pork is an Argentine post-grunge band founded in 2002 by the Bar Rabia twins. The band members are the Bar Rabia twins (Czar and Gaston), Nino Conde and the recent new member Max Mateo.
Pork is a meat from pigs.
Pork can also refer to:
- Pork (band), Argentine post-grunge band
- PORK (magazine), a music magazine
- Pork Peninsula, a cape in Nunavut, Canada
- Pork Recordings, an electronic music label
- Pork barrel, in American political slang: federal politics dealing with funding of local projects with little or no national significance
- Sexual intercourse (slang)
- HMS Pork, nickname for front half of HMS Porcupine (G93) while she was in two parts in 1943
- Pork, a novel by Cris Freddi
- Pork, a theatre play by Andy Warhol
- Porc, the Hungarian name for Porţ village, Marca Commune, Sălaj County, Romania
Pork is the culinary name for meat from the domestic pig (Sus domesticus). It is the most commonly consumed meat worldwide, with evidence of pig husbandry dating back to 5000 BC. Pork is eaten both freshly cooked and preserved. Curing extends the shelf life of the pork products. Ham, smoked pork, gammon, bacon and sausage are examples of preserved pork. Charcuterie is the branch of cooking devoted to prepared meat products, many from pork.
Pork is the most popular meat in East and Southeast Asia, and is also very common in the Western world. It is highly prized in Asian cuisines for its fat content and pleasant texture. The religions of Judaism and Islam, as well as Christianity, forbid pork consumption; the sale of pork is illegal in Muslim countries, in those with sharia law as part of the constitution, and is severely restricted in Israel.
PORK is a music magazine/ fanzine created by husband and wife artist team Sean Aaberg and Katie Aaberg in 2010. PORK magazine has been a big catalyst for Weirdo Art and Rock&Roll, with an emphasis on street culture elements like denim, studs, pizza, burgers, switchblades and anti-social behavior. Its roots are in 70s New York City.
PORK set out to be " Coney Island in magazine form". Sean Aaberg says that he quit his day job after reading Gene Simmons' biography and set out to create what would eventually become PORK. PORK is named for the play by Andy Warhol as it is seen by some as the beginning of Punk Rock.
PORK publishes a wide variety of Weirdo writers and cartoonists. PORK is the home to Bobby Madness, Tim Goodyear, Andrew Goldfarb, Dan Shoup, Jason McKay, Jake Rat, Tim Root, Ben Lyon and others.
PORK has interviewed: Dr. Demento, Keith Morris, Derek Riggs, Jason Karn, Jeff Gaither, Kaz, Gary Panter, Charles Krafft, Jay Knapp, Janelle Hessig, Ralph Bakshi, John Holmstrom, Stanley Mouse, Mike Diana, Gavin McInnes, Nobunny, Hunx and his Punx, White Mystery, Shannon and the Clams, Personal and the Pizzas, Ghoul, Meanjeans, Youthbitch, Shane Bugbee and many others.
Usage examples of "pork".
The doors were aflare with flickering lights from within, and the unctuous smell of frying pork was on the air.
The succulent aroma of barbecuing pork wafted through the chill spring air, and fragrant clouds of hickory smoke rose from the fires near the smithy, where haunches of venison, sides of mutton, and broiled fowl in their dozens turned on spits.
Investigation showed that four of them had probably contained food, either salt pork or boucan, for some mouldering bones still remained in three of them, while the fourth was still half full of musty flour.
I wish the reader would prepare himself an object lesson as to how little life can be supported on for any length of time, by procuring a piece of corn bread the size of an ordinary brickbat, and a thin slice of pork, and then imagine how he would fare, with that as his sole daily ration, for long hungry weeks and months.
She knew there was not a lot more to follow, but it was the best, and, like the pork cracknel she sometimes had on a Sunday, she always conserved the nice things until the end.
Sarah thinks of Daud, his insensate and lacerated flesh, no more human than an oozing, fresh-killed slab of pork.
Cock, sword, member, dick, wiener, knob, meat, chopper, sausage, prick, one-eyed trouser snake, pork sword, schlong, donger, winkle--the list is, if not endless, then at least impressively long.
The air all around the table was thick with the rank black smoke from the smoldering doty wood, and the little flame from the pork lantern threw a halo around itself.
He turned his head and watched Doxy as she knelt in front of a crackling fire, turning slices of salt pork in an iron skillet.
It was the same during their dinner, a delicious meal--smoked salmon, pork escalope and a rich creamy dessert.
London three days after he had left Marybelle Firkin at the inn with a pork pie stuck in her gob and his precious cylinder safely tucked away elsewhere on her large person.
No one will ever learn how the Romeikes and the Kabruns, how Miehlke and the widow Stange stuffed themselves full of burnt goose, preserved giblets, pickled pork, and squash in vinegar in the midst of the third war year.
Surveillance Squad 5 got a tip-some anonymous ginch said her boyfriend and his buddy were going to take the market off, she was pissed at the boyfriend for porking her sister.
As they sat around her kitchen table, the old lady served them pork grillades over cheese grits with sides of collard greens, black-eyed peas, and buttered yams.
They piled their plates with an array of cultural delicacies: beef, pork, and chicken enchiladas, frijoles, arroz con carne asada, red sauce, green sauce, guacamole, and rich, hot salsa, all topped with flour tortillas and blue cornmeal muffins.