a rough-hewn beam, usually of fir, used to support the roof in adobe construction.
Origin of viga
Borrowed into English from Spanish around 1835–45
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Historical Examples of viga
Of his property and of that of Viga, little or nothing has appeared.
An illustration of the mode of administering such an oath occurs in Viga Glum's Saga.The Archaeology and Prehistoric Annals of Scotland