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 n.— «A hog-dogging event seemed like a natural, and the inaugural Uncle Earl’s in 1995 coincided with a burst of hog-dog trials across the South, a phenomenon that has grown into a circuit of bawling hounds.» —“A Squealing Time Hog-Dogging at Uncle Earl’s; At La. Event and Others Across South, It’s Hounds Against Boars” by Manuel Roig-Franzia Washington Post Mar. 29, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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