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noun as in hog

noun as in pig

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noun as in swine

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The kitchen prepares fresh pasta with local porcini, truffles, wild boar, various grilled mains with aromatics like juniper, and old-school classics like fried veal cutlets.

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Ranging from oxen, the king of boars, to sheep, these critters used to cry out as a warning to the fertility goddess.

Sometime in the distant past, an animal—whether wolf, wild ox, jungle fowl, or boar—started to trot down a road that ended with reliance on, or even trust in, human beings.

According to one shocking report from The Guardian, police logged 1,187 phone calls about boar trouble in 2016 alone, with complaints ranging from boars eating trash to pushing around panicked tourists.

The round boar-bristle brush feels good in your hand as you rub it through your beard.

Just then a young boar came dashing by, and the huntsman stabbed it to death.

There was the Cersei-orchestrated death of Robert Baratheon while hunting boar (which led to Joffrey claiming the Iron Throne).

Why was William shooting wild boar the day before a new conservation push was unveiled?

There is a giant taxidermic wild boar head hanging proudly over a live-wood fireplace.

I order a plate of hunter-style wild boar with dumplings and cranberries and take a look around.

Mr. Boar, who had watched his approach, rose at the removal of the hat, and replied in the affirmative.

A half-hour later they were riding under the porte cochere of the inn of the Black Boar.

He ceased to find pleasure in his nets and boar spears, in the fandango and the bullfight.

The other, who was beloved by Meleager, and hunted the Calydonian boar, is the one mentioned in the Kn.

Gathering up his strength, he rushed into it, at the risk of being crushed, like a wild boar cutting through the pack of hounds.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to boar, such as: pig, piglet, swine, piggy, porker, and razorback.

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