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piggin

[ pig-in ]
/ ˈpɪg ɪn /
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noun

Dialect. a small wooden pail or tub with a handle formed by continuing one of the staves above the rim.

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Origin of piggin

First recorded in 1545–55; perhaps akin to pig2
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British Dictionary definitions for piggin

piggin
/ (ˈpɪɡɪn) /

noun

a small wooden bucket or tubAlso called: pipkin

Word Origin for piggin

C16: origin unknown
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