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viga

[vee-guh]
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noun
  1. a rough-hewn beam, usually of fir, used to support the roof in adobe construction.
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Origin of viga

Borrowed into English from Spanish around 1835–45
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Examples from the Web for viga

Historical Examples

  • Of his property and of that of Viga, little or nothing has appeared.

    The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898--Volume 39 of 55

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  • An illustration of the mode of administering such an oath occurs in Viga Glum's Saga.