Definition of hog money in US English:

hog money

noun

historical
  • A currency circulated in the Somers Isles (now Bermuda) for a short period at the beginning of the 17th cent., consisting of copper coins bearing a depiction of a hog.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Smith. From hog + money.

Pronunciation

hog money

/ˈhɒɡ ˌmʌni/