Biggin meaning

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A cap or hood, esp. for a child.
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(archaic) A child's cap; (figuratively) childhood.
  • Massinger.
    An old woman's biggin for a nightcap.

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(historical) An official's hood or coif.
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A coffee pot with a strainer or perforated metallic vessel for holding the ground coffee, through which boiling water is poured.
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A nightcap.
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Coffee pot that has separate areas for heating the coffee and water.
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Origin of biggin

  • From French béguin. Compare beguine.

    From Wiktionary

  • From the inventor's surname.

    From Wiktionary