nigget

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Perhaps an alteration of nidiot and/or nidget (noun and verb); perhaps connected with midget.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nigget (plural niggets)

  1. A small insect, especially one used by a witch as her familiar[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Times, The (1916), “Superstition in Essex: A Witch and Her Niggets”, in Folklore, volume 27, page 3