Definition of hog hole in English:

hog hole


  • 1(Chiefly British) a narrow gap in a wall or fence designed to allow young sheep to pass from one pasture to another.

  • 2(Chiefly North American) a gap in a wall or fence made for or by a pig.

  • 3Figurative and in extended use.


Late 17th century; earliest use found in John Bunyan (d. 1688), author.