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pig-root Line breaks: pig-root

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Australian /NZ informal

Definition of pig-root in English:


[no object]
(Of a horse or other animal) kick upwards with the hind legs, keeping the head down and the forelegs firmly planted.


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The act of pig-rooting.

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