Pork definition

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To engage in sexual intercourse with (another). Used especially of a man.
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Government funds, appointments, or benefits dispensed or legislated by politicians to gain favor with their constituents.
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The flesh of a pig or hog, used as food, esp. when used fresh, or uncured.
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The flesh of a pig or hog used as food.
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To become fat. Used with out.
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(obs.) A pig or hog.
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(informal) Money, jobs, etc. appropriated, or set aside, as political patronage.
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(uncountable) The meat of a pig; swineflesh.

Muslims are not allowed to eat pork.

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(US, politics, slang) Funding proposed or requested by a member of Congress for special interests or his or her constituency as opposed to the good of the country as a whole.
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(slang, vulgar) To have sex with (someone)
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To eat ravenously; gorge oneself. Used with out.
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Origin of pork

  • Middle English from Old French porc pig from Latin porcus porko- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English pork, porc, via Anglo-Norman from Old French porc (“swine, hog, pig", also "pork"), from Latin porcus (“domestic hog, pig"), from Proto-Indo-European *porḱ- (“young swine, young pig"). Cognate with Old English fearh (“young pig, hog"). More at farrow.

    From Wiktionary

  • Used in English since the 14th century, and as a term of abuse since the 17th century.

    From Wiktionary