pig-bed

/ˈpɪg-bɛd/ (say 'pig-bed)

noun
a bed of sand for moulding pigs (pig1 def. 8a), into which molten metal is poured.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Pig bed — Pig Pig, n. [Cf. D. big, bigge, LG. bigge, also Dan. pige girl, Sw. piga, Icel. p[=i]ka.] 1. The young of swine, male or female; also, any swine; a hog. Two pigges in a poke. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Any wild species of the genus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pig-bed — pigˈ bed noun 1. A pig s sleeping place 2. A mould of sand in which a pig of iron is cast • • • Main Entry: ↑pig …   Useful english dictionary

  • pig bed — n. the sand bed into which molten iron is poured in molding pigs …   English World dictionary

  • pig bed — noun mold consisting of a bed of sand in which pig iron is cast • Syn: ↑pig • Hypernyms: ↑mold, ↑mould, ↑cast * * * noun 1. : pigsty 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • pig bed — noun a mold, made in a bed of sand, in which pig iron is cast; a pig …   Wiktionary

  • pig bed — Metall. a bed of sand for molding pigs into which molten metal is poured. [1815 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • Pig — Pig, n. [Cf. D. big, bigge, LG. bigge, also Dan. pige girl, Sw. piga, Icel. p[=i]ka.] 1. The young of swine, male or female; also, any swine; a hog. Two pigges in a poke. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Any wild species of the genus {Sus}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pig iron — Pig Pig, n. [Cf. D. big, bigge, LG. bigge, also Dan. pige girl, Sw. piga, Icel. p[=i]ka.] 1. The young of swine, male or female; also, any swine; a hog. Two pigges in a poke. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Any wild species of the genus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pig yoke — Pig Pig, n. [Cf. D. big, bigge, LG. bigge, also Dan. pige girl, Sw. piga, Icel. p[=i]ka.] 1. The young of swine, male or female; also, any swine; a hog. Two pigges in a poke. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Any wild species of the genus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pig Bride — is a Korean comic strip (manhwa) written and illustrated by KookHwa Huh and SuJin Kim. It is published monthly in Yen Plus.As an eight year old boy, Si Joon Lee was tricked into fulfilling a prophecy and marrying the mysterious Pig Bride a young… …   Wikipedia

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