nig

[nig]

verb (used with object), nigged, nig·ging. Masonry.


Nearby words

  1. nife,
  2. nifedipine,
  3. niff,
  4. niflheim,
  5. nifty,
  6. nig-nog,
  7. nigel,
  8. nigella,
  9. niger,
  10. niger seed

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Word Origin and History for nig

nig

n.

c.1300, "niggardly person" (see niggard). As an abbreviated form of nigger, attested by c.1832, American English.

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