hogwash

[ hawg-wosh, -wawsh, hog- ]SEE DEFINITION OF hogwash
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Wot's the good of your ladlin' out that hogwash about huntin'?

Hogwash was beaten and so were all the favourites, and an outsider had won.

My friends, I have heard the vows which Paaker has poured out over our pure altars, like hogwash that men set before swine.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "slops fed to pigs," from hog (n.) + wash (n.). Extended to "cheap liquor" (1712) then to "inferior writing" (1773).

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