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Synonyms for boar

Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come

an uncastrated male hog

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The next instant, with clashing tusks, the boar drove past underneath.
The baroness pointed, from the window at which they stood, to the courtyard beneath, where the unconscious Lincoln greens were taking a copious stirrup-cup, preparatory to issuing forth after a boar or two.
But who was Kulonga that he might not be eaten as fairly as Horta, the boar, or Bara, the deer?
The coffee-room at the Blue Boar was empty, and I had not only ordered my dinner there, but had sat down to it, before the waiter knew me.
I love thee, my sweet chuck, and gin I go not with thee to that same Blue Boar thou mayst call me a heathen.
But here we are at the Sign of the Blue Boar, so let us in and taste his brown October.
No sweeter inn could be found in all Nottinghamshire than that of the Blue Boar.
Mighty and muscled as was the young giant, it yet would have appeared but the maddest folly for him to face so formidable a creature as Horta, the boar, armed only with a slender hunting knife.
Tarzan of the Apes waited until the upcut of a wicked tusk would have laid open his thigh, then he moved--just the least bit to one side; but so quickly that lightning was a sluggard by comparison, and as he moved, he stooped low and with all the great power of his right arm drove the long blade of his father's hunting knife straight into the heart of Horta, the boar.
German Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt has rejected a plea from the farming association to refrain from imposing an export ban if African swine fever was identified in wild boars, saying Germany was not in a position to bypass EU rules.
Not only is ASF being monitored close to Slovak borders but authorities have noticed the overpopulation of wild boars that can transfer it.
With a number of forests and national parks spread across Sri Lanka, wild boars and monkeys among other animals would often journey from the forest to the urban areas and cause a threat to human life and infrastructure.
According to reports, the adult boars appeared early Friday and attacked pedestrians, prompting authorities to issue a warning asking people to stay indoors.
According to Conservation's website, in the early 1980s, wild boars were introduced to Manitoba as an agriculture diversification initiative.
IN THE early 13th century a wild boar terrorised and killed locals daring or daft enough to venture into the forest between Kendal and Windermere.