tige

noun
\ˈtēzh\
plural -s

Definition of tige 

: a steel pin in the breech of an early rifle against which the ball is hammered by the ramrod and expanded to fit the grooves

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History and Etymology for tige

French, stem, shaft, rod, pin, from Latin tibia shinbone, pipe, flute

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