tig

verb
\ ˈtig \
tigged; tigged; tigging; tigs

Definition of tig

 (Entry 1 of 2)

intransitive verb

1 chiefly Scottish
a : to poke or pat one in a playful manner
b : to have dealings : meddle, tamper used with with
2 dialectal : annoy, tease, pester

transitive verb

2 Australia : to touch for a loan

tig

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of tig (Entry 2 of 2)

1 chiefly Scottish : a noticeable but not violent touch : pat, poke
2 : the game of tag

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Verb

Middle English tiggen

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“Tig.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tig. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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