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Definition of "shoat" [shoat]

  • A young pig just after weaning. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "shoat" in a sentence
  • "It appears, by the way, that there is a saying in the Eastern Thorps: I know a shoat from a sheepdog."
  • "The shoat was a large pig now, but travel had kept him thin."
  • "(Oxford English Dictionary) [28.2] A shoat is a weaned pig under a year old."