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pigswill

noun [U] uk   /ˈpɪɡ.swɪl/ UK ( US swill) us  
waste human food that is fed to pigs informal bad or unpleasant food: I can't eat this pigswill! Take it away!
Translations of “pigswill”
in Chinese (Traditional) (給豬吃的)剩飯菜, 餿水, 變質的食物…
in Chinese (Simplified) (给猪吃的)剩饭菜, 泔水, 变质的食物…
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