1. The skin of a pig, used chiefly for making saddles; hence, a colloquial or slang term for a saddle.

2. <clinical sign>

<clinical examination> Soft skin in which follicles are widely dilated; seen in pretibial myxoedema.

(08 Mar 2000)

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A word of endearment for a girl or woman.

Alternative forms: pigsnie, pigsny, etc.

Origin: Perh. A dim. Of Dan. Pige a girl, or Sw. Piga; or from E. Pig's eye.

(01 Mar 1998)

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