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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The production of a litter of pigs v. - Give birth.

Usage examples (26)
  • Sows farrow
  • When sows farrow they should be fed lightly for the first three days.
  • To avoid this, sows are encouraged to farrow in an area outside the village.
  • A farrow cow's milk is preferable, especially if the child is not very strong. for more
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  • An Egyptian "pharaoh" (a king of ancient Egypt) would not know how to play "faro," (a game of cards) but might know that a new "farrow" (a litter of pigs) meant a feast was coming soon.
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