thig

verb

ˈthig
thigged; thigged; thigging; thigs
Scottish
: beg

Word History

Etymology

Middle English thiggen, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Swedish thiggia to beg; akin to Old English thicgan to accept, receive, Old High German diggen to ask for, Welsh teg beautiful, Lithuanian tèkti to extend, suffice

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“Thig.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thig. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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