piggin

noun
pig·​gin | \ ˈpi-gən How to pronounce piggin (audio) \

Definition of piggin

: a small wooden pail with one stave extended upward as a handle

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First Known Use of piggin

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for piggin

Middle English pygyn

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“Piggin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piggin. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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