wigg

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Compare Dutch wegge (a sort of bread), German Weck, originally a wedge-shaped loaf or cake. See wedge.

Noun[edit]

wigg (plural wiggs)

  1. A kind of raised seedcake.
    • Samuel Pepys
      Home to the only Lenten supper I have had of wiggs and ale.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for wigg in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)