wigan

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Wigan (town in Greater Manchester).

Noun[edit]

wigan (countable and uncountable, plural wigans)

  1. A canvas-like cotton fabric, often coated with latex rubber, used to stiffen and protect the lower part of trousers, dresses, etc.
    • 1932, Transactions of the Institution of the Rubber Industry, Volume 8, page 313,
      It was really no easy matter to build up two or three plies of double warp Wigan with a thin covering of rubber to the accurate gauge that the printer required.

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Romanization[edit]

wigan

  1. Romanization of 𐍅𐌹𐌲𐌰𐌽

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Verb[edit]

wīgan

  1. to fight, make war, or do battle
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Related terms[edit]

  • wīg (fight, battle, war, strife)
  • wiga (a fighter, warrior; a man ennobled by his doggedness)

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