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 for A pig in a poke
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pig \Pig\, n. [Cf. D. big, bigge, LG. bigge, also Dan. pige
     girl, Sw. piga, Icel. p[imac]ka.]
     1. The young of swine, male or female; also, any swine; a
        hog. "Two pigges in a poke." --Chaucer.
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     2. (Zool.) Any wild species of the genus Sus and related
        genera.
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     3. [Cf. Sow a channel for melted iron.] An oblong mass of
        cast iron, lead, or other metal. See Mine pig, under
        Mine.
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     4. One who is hoggish; a greedy person. [Low]
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     Masked pig. (Zool.) See under Masked.
  
     Pig bed (Founding), the bed of sand in which the iron from
        a smelting furnace is cast into pigs.
  
     Pig iron, cast iron in pigs, or oblong blocks or bars, as
        it comes from the smelting furnace. See Pig, 4.
  
     Pig yoke (Naut.), a nickname for a quadrant or sextant.
  
     A pig in a poke (that is, bag), a blind bargain; something
        bought or bargained for, without the quality or the value
        being known. [Colloq.]
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