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pasture Tweet Definition of pasture Like Definition of pasture on Facebook
noun 
  1. Land on which cattle can be kept for feeding.
  2. ground covered with grass or herbage, used or suitable for the grazing of livestock.
verb (pastures, pasturing, pastured)
  1. To move animals into a pasture to graze.
     
pen Tweet Definition of pen Like Definition of pen on Facebook
noun 
  1. An enclosed area used to contain domesticated animals, especially sheep or cattle.
There are two steers in the third .
  1. A place to confine a person; a prison cell.
They caught him with a stolen horse, and he wound up in the again.
  1. (baseball) The bullpen.
Two righties are up in the .
verb (pens, penning, penned or pent)
  1. (transitive) To enclose in a pen.
     
piggy Tweet Definition of piggy Like Definition of piggy on Facebook
noun (plural piggies)
  1. (hypocoristic) A pig (the animal).
This little went to market.
  1. (context, mildly, derogatory) A pig, a greedy person.
Can't you finish your dinner? You've been a , haven't you?
     
pigpen Tweet Definition of pigpen Like Definition of pigpen on Facebook
noun 
  1. A pigsty; an enclosure where pigs are kept.
  2. Something extremely dirty or messy.
This room is a . When are you going to clean it?
     
pigsty Tweet Definition of pigsty Like Definition of pigsty on Facebook
noun (pigsties)
  1. A shelter where pigs are kept.
  2. (slang) A dirty or very untidy place.
     
pinfold Tweet Definition of pinfold Like Definition of pinfold on Facebook
noun 
  1. An open enclosure for animals, especially for stray ones.
verb 
  1. (transitive) To confine animals in a pinfold.
     
poler Tweet Definition of poler Like Definition of poler on Facebook
noun 
  1. A horse harnessed alongside the shaft or pole of a vehicle
     
porker Tweet Definition of porker Like Definition of porker on Facebook
noun 
  1. A pig, espcially on being fattened and raised for slaughter.
  2. (context, slang, pejorative) An obese person.
  3. (context, UK, slang) A lie (from Cockney rhyming slang pork pie).
     
pound Tweet Definition of pound Like Definition of pound on Facebook
noun 
  1. A unit of weight: of 16 ounces in the avoirdupois system (= 453.592 g) or of 12 troy ounces in the troy weight, troy system (= 373.242 g). Its symbol is lb.
  2. pound-force, Pound-force.
  3. The symbol
    1. A unit of currency used in Cyprus; Egypt; Lebanon; the United Kingdom and its dependency, dependencies; and formerly in the Republic of Ireland (which now uses the euro) and Israel (which now uses the sheqel). Its symbol is <big>£</big>.
verb 
  1. (transitive) To strike (something or someone) hard repeatedly.
  2. (transitive) to crush to pieces; to pulverize
  3. (transitive) (slang) To eat or drink very quickly.
You really pounded that beer!
     
produce Tweet Definition of produce Like Definition of produce on Facebook
noun 
  1. (defn, English)
verb (produc, es)
  1. (defn, English)
     
provender Tweet Definition of provender Like Definition of provender on Facebook
noun 
  1. Food, especially for livestock.
  2. An edible material that provides sustenance.
     

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