One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1with object Of a person: to cause (a number of people) to lie on top of one another to form a pig pile. Of a number of people: to jump on top of (a person) to form a pig pile.
2no object Of a number of people: to jump on top of another to form a pig pile. Also (and recorded earliest) in hyperbolical use in Town Planning.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Ballou's Monthly Magazine. From pig + pile.
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