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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHOAT

In the woods a shoat or a sheep or a horse lies down to die.

Underdone pork, shoat, or pig, is both unpalatable and unwholesome.

My father was not the "your shoat, my hog" kind of a father.

I'm a shoat with both feet in the trough, first, last, an' always.

In Perigord they pay a high price for a shoat with that kind of a nose.

I don't see why it ain't art when you can steal a shoat better than anybody else can.

I don't like to think I'm shy when it comes to comparison with a shoat.

The man took the shoat on to his house and papa was afraid to say much about it.

When he returned, the big, kindly man came with him, and in Martin's arms there squealed and wriggled a shoat.

After a little consultation, it was decided to hang the shoat before the great fire in the new fire place, and roast it whole.

WORD ORIGIN

also shote, "a young weaned pig," early 15c., perhaps from a Low German word (cf. West Flemish schote "pig under 1 year old"), of unknown origin.

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