Bush hog


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bush hog (Zoöl) a South African wild hog (Potamochœrus Africanus); -- called also bush pig, and water hog.
    • Bush hog See under Bush Ground, etc.
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In literature:

Besides these common species were bush-buck wart-hog, lesser kudu, giraffe, and leopard.
"African Camp Fires" by Stewart Edward White
I was going down the road in the moonlight and I heard a hog grunting out in the bushes at the side of the road.
"Slave Narratives, Oklahoma" by Various
The wart-hog dwells among low bushes and forests.
"Quadrupeds, What They Are and Where Found" by Mayne Reid
A rustling was heard among the dead bushes and the snout of a black hog was thrust out.
"Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate" by Charles M. Skinner
Rolling their trousers up above their knees, they waded boldly in, selecting an opening between the bushes which looked like a hog-path.
"Two Little Confederates" by Thomas Nelson Page
But I could hear him breaking through the bushes like a hog; and, guiding myself by the sound, I kept up the pursuit.
"The Quadroon" by Mayne Reid
Captains Stapleton, Montgomery, and Best, in the evening, saw a wild hog, between which and the bush they got unperceived.
"The Wreck on the Andamans" by Joseph Darvall
He came back about daylight, and told me he had a dressed hog 'out dar in de bushes.
"A Captain in the Ranks" by George Cary Eggleston
But since the wa', it's all turned out to bushes and briers and hog-weeds.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 99, January, 1866" by Various
The hogs I've seen running in the Ontario bush were thin and not repulsive.
"For the Allinson Honor" by Harold Bindloss
Both the bush-pig and the wart-hog are plentiful in the bush veld, and on the slopes of the eastern mountains.
"The African Colony" by John Buchan
Some of the dances imitate the antics of bush-hogs and other animals desirous of fun rather than of injury to human beings.
"Human Animals" by Frank Hamel

In news:

The Bossier Sheriff's Office says 69-year-old Glen Britt was doing some bush hogging on his deer lease on Matt Morgan Road yesterday.
ROAD HOGS The family's Sap Bush Hollow Farm raises livestock, including sheep and grass-fed cows.
You would think Apple would have a bush hog clause, at least for Carolinians.
BUSH HOGGING, Reasonable rates, We do small lots or many acres.
A young red river hog named Thomu, an animal which is also known as a bush pig, stands next to his mother, Dagamba in their habitat at the Berlin zoo on August 12.