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  • n. The favourite or smallest pig in the litter. (1811 Dictionary of Vulgar Tongue)

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The favorite or smallest pig in the litter.

Etymologies

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Contraction of Saint Anthony's pig in honour of St Anthony, patron saint of swineherds, frequently shown with a little pig by his side.

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