Definition of hoggaster in US English:

hoggaster

(also hogsteer)

noun

  • Historical. A sheep in its second year; a yearling sheep.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Inquisition Miscellany. From Anglo-Norman hogastre, hoggaster pig or boar in its second or third year, young sheep from English hog + Anglo-Norman -astre.

Pronunciation

hoggaster

/ˈhɒɡəstə/