Origin of figgy

First recorded in 1540–50; fig1 + -y1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for figgy

Historical Examples of 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

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