A hog, especially. A male hog castrated.

Origin: OE. Barow, bargh, AS. Bearg, bearh; akin to Icel. Borgr, OHG. Barh, barug, G. Barch. 95.

1. A large mound of earth or stones over the remains of the dead; a tumulus.

2. <chemical>

A heap of rubbish, attle, etc.

Origin: OE. Bergh, AS. Beorg, beorh, hill, sepulchral mound; akin to G. Berg mountain, Goth. Bairgahei hill, hilly country, and perh. To Skr. Bhant high, OIr. Brigh mountain. Cf. Berg, Berry a mound, and Borough an incorporated town.

(01 Mar 1998)

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