Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of pigswill in English:
Kitchen refuse and scraps fed to pigs.
- Therefore the soul falls below its own level and disintegrates, like the prodigal son reduced to feeding on pigswill.
- Too weak to work, Tim reads while a resentful Chris shovels manure and pigswill for both of them.
- The meat was served in restaurants with no adverse effect on humans but the contaminated leftovers were sold to local farmers as pigswill.
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