Wigan meaning

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A stiff cotton fabric often used as interfacing.
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A borough of northwest England northeast of Liverpool. An important medieval market town, it became heavily industrialized in the 1800s.
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A canvaslike cotton cloth used to stiffen hems, lapels, etc.
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City in Greater Manchester, NW England.
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A canvas-like cotton fabric, often coated with latex rubber, used to stiffen and protect the lower part of trousers, dresses, etc.
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A town in Greater Manchester, England.
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Origin of wigan

  • After Wigan
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Wigan (“town in Greater Manchester").
    From Wiktionary