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

Origin of piggin

First recorded in 1545–55; perhaps akin to pig2
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Related Words for piggin

bucket, vessel, receptacle, can, piggin, cask, cauldron, cistern, spa, tank, vat

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British Dictionary definitions for piggin



a small wooden bucket or tubAlso called: pipkin

Word Origin for piggin

C16: origin unknown
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