pigpen

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pigpen a pen for swine
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pigpen pĭg"pĕn` A pen, or sty, for pigs.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pigpen A pen for pigs; a pigsty.
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Usage

In literature:

And I fell off into the pigpen and my dress got all dirty and the pig runned right over me.
"Anne Of Avonlea" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
The cabin became a pigpen, and never once were the beds made or fresh pine boughs laid underneath.
"The Son of the Wolf" by Jack London
You remember I told you that day when we first explored this place that old Laban Eldredge had this pigpen built.
"Thankful's Inheritance" by Joseph C. Lincoln
Chicken houses, pigpens, vegetable gardens, and orchards were visited by members returning from the midnight conclaves.
"The Sequel of Appomattox" by Walter Lynwood Fleming
Finally, one night he stole into the pigpen of the Chateau d'Arville and ate the two fattest pigs.
"Original Short Stories, Volume 4 (of 13)" by Guy de Maupassant
Finally, one night he stole into the pigpen of the Chateau d'Arville and ate the two fattest pigs.
"Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete" by Guy de Maupassant
And I'm sick of livin' in a pigpen, too.
"Cap'n Eri" by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
Hundreds of families were seeking shelter in every little house beside the road and were overflowing into the cowsheds and pigpens.
"Camps and Trails in China" by Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
And at night she roosted on any handy place in the barn or the haymow, under the carriage-shed or even over the pigpens.
"The Tale of Henrietta Hen" by Arthur Scott Bailey
As long as pigpens endure, and that shall be as long as the human race endures, why should not the line of phoebes also endure?
"The Hills of Hingham" by Dallas Lore Sharp
It was worse than the filthiest pigpen you ever saw; and even pigs have straw to lie on, but we had nothing but the cold wet ground.
"Into the Jaws of Death" by Jack O'Brien
Wrinkle came from a rear door, a swill-pail in hand, and, bending under its weight, he trudged down to his pigpen at the barn.
"Dixie Hart" by Will N. Harben
I am a noble of the Galactic Empire, and on this pigpen of a planet I represent his Imperial Majesty.
"A Slave is a Slave" by Henry Beam Piper
It was like a pigpen.
"A Voice in the Wilderness" by Grace Livingston Hill
I glance at him one day at de pigpen when I was sloppin' de hogs, I say: 'Mr.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2" by Works Projects Administration
I never sot that pigpen on fire!
"Darry the Life Saver" by Frank V. Webster
Now, it happened that there was one loose board in a corner of the pigpen.
"The Tale of Grunty Pig" by Arthur Scott Bailey
Again, Clate found some old warped planks outside the drift mouth of the mine; he brought them home and was building a pigpen.
"Blue Ridge Country" by Jean Thomas
SELF-CLOSING DOOR FOR PIGPEN.
"Home Pork Making" by A. W. Fulton
There was a drift nearly ten feet high between the house and the pigpen, and a worse one was piled up over the gate leading into the barnyard.
"Winter Fun" by William O. Stoddard
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In news:

It shouldn't matter if Rhonda Thurman — District 1 Board of Education member and hairdresser at Allure Beauty Salon — works in a pigpen.
I'm Jerry and He's Pigpen .
The horse wallowing in the pigpen is just the beginning of a girl's laughable lament in this rhyming barnyard romp by the creators of The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything.
My earliest childhood memories (age 5-9) center around my Grandpa A B. Barton's orchard, barn, pigpens, chicken coops, and haystacks.
Jonathan Groff, Cheyenne Jackson, Heidi Rodewald and members of the PigPen Theatre Company honor Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor as part of Sonnet Repertory Theatre's Nov 12 benefit cabaret at the 92YTribeca.
Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann, Ron 'Pigpen' McKernan, Mickey Hart and Jerry Garcia.
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