riggot

noun
rig·​got | \ ˈrigət \
plural -s

Definition of riggot

dialectal, England
: a surface drain, especially for rain water : gutter

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History and Etymology for riggot

from obsolete French rigot, from Middle French, probably alteration of rigole drain, irrigation ditch, canal

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“Riggot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/riggot. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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