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Stuck Pig

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To stare like a stuck pig. A simile founded on actual observation. Of course, the stuck pig is the pig in the act of being killed. (See Similes.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Stripes
Strode
Stroke
Stromkarl
Strong
Strong-back
Strong-bow
Strontian
Struldbrugs
Stubble Geese
Stuck Pig
Stuck Up
Stuck-up People
Stuck his Spoon in the Wall
Stuff Gown
Stumers
Stump
Stump Orator (in America)
Stùmp Up
Stumps
Stumped Out