Etymology: From hedge + hog.
- Small mammal characterized by its spiny back and by its habit of rolling itself into a ball when attacked.
- The nickname for a type of depth charge weapon that simultaneously fires a number of explosives into the water to create a pattern of underwater explosions intended to attack submerged enemies.
- (Australian English) A type of chocolate cake (or slice), somewhat similar to an American brownie.
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