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[fig-ee] /ˈfɪg i/
adjective, figgier, figgiest.
containing figs:
a figgy cake.
Origin of figgy
First recorded in 1540-50; fig1 + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Just as Maggie is radically make, so is figgy related to fake.

    Archaic England Harold Bayley
  • A plum-cake is always called a figgy cake in Devonshire, where raisins are denominated figs, and hence the term.

    Popular Rhymes and Nursery Tales David Goodger (

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