- a darling.
- an eye.
Origin of pigsney
Examples from the Web for pigsney
See also pigsney in Todd's Johnson, where one quotation has the form pigs eie.
Word Origin and History for pigsney
(obsolete), late 14c., endearing form of address to a girl or woman, apparently from Middle English pigges eye, literally "pig's eye," with excrescent -n- from min eye, an eye, etc. See OED for explanation of why this might have been felt as a compliment. In a pig's eye! as an adverse retort is recorded from 1872.