figgy

[ fig-ee ]
/ ˈfɪg i /

adjective, fig·gi·er, fig·gi·est.

containing figs: a figgy cake.

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Origin of figgy

First recorded in 1540–50; fig1 + -y1
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Example sentences from the Web for figgy

  • 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 (goodger@python.org)