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piggy

1 noun
     
Related topics: Animals
pig‧gy1 plural piggies [countable]
1HBA a pig - used by children or when you are talking to children
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piggy in the middle

British English
a) informal someone who is involved in an argument between two opposing sides, but does not know who they should support:
What have I got myself into? I'm piggy in the middle between Guido and Silvia!
b) DGO a game in which two people throw a ball backwards and forwards between them, while a third person in the middle tries to catch it [= keep-away American English]

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