Big"gin (?), n. [F. b'eguin, prob. from the cap worn by the B'eguines. Cf. Beguine, Biggon.]

A child's cap; a hood, or something worn on the head.

An old woman's biggin for a nightcap. Massinger.


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Big"gin, n.

A coffeepot with a strainer or perforated metallic vessel for holding the ground coffee, through which boiling water is poured; -- so called from Mr. Biggin, the inventor.


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Big"gin, Big"ging, n. [OE. bigging. See Big, Bigg, v. t.]

A building.



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