A young pig, especially one that is newly weaned.
- My uncle would go to the auction over at Logan County Stockyards on the edge of Booneville and get a couple of shoats (young just-weaned hogs).
- He also tells a story about how Uncle John bought a shoat and ate until he vomited and then left the rest.
- In many areas where there are feral pigs, wild sows and piglets are captured, male shoats castrated, and then the pigs are housed or penned.
Late Middle English: of unknown origin; compare with West Flemish schote.
Words that rhyme with shoatafloat, bloat, boat, capote, coat, connote, cote, dote, emote, float, gloat, goat, groat, misquote, moat, mote, note, oat, outvote, promote, quote, rote, smote, stoat, Succoth, table d'hôte, Terre Haute, throat, tote, vote, wrote
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