Origin of piggin
Examples from the Web for piggin
"A say if ever a piggin was in sore need o' a new link, 'tis that one," saith she.A Brother To Dragons and Other Old-time Tales|Amelie Rives
After churning, butter should be taken up in what is called "a piggin," first scalded and then filled with cold water.Housekeeping in Old Virginia|Marion Cabell Tyree
Yu kant larn a piggin tew fli slo, nor a snail tew trot fast.The Complete Works of Josh Billings|Henry W. Shaw
As she came up the slope with the piggin on her head, her husband was looking down from the porch with a lowering brow.
When she reached Lonesome Cove she found the piggin where she had hid it, and milked the cow in haste.