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Definition of "biggin" [big•gin]

  • A child's cap; (figuratively) childhood. (noun)
  • An official's hood or coif. (noun)
  • Coffee pot that has separate areas for heating the coffee and water. (noun)
  • A building; a bigging. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "biggin" in a sentence
  • "Mr. Carlyle said it was his habit to drink five cups of tea. He ran off into table-talk about tea and coffee, told us that he had found in Lord Russell's 'Memoirs of Moore,' which he called a rubbishy book, the origin of the word biggin; it comes from one Biggin, a tinner, who first made the vessel and was knighted afterwards."
  • "In summer and winter the baby's head was always closely covered with a cap, or "biggin" often warmly wadded, which was more comforting in winter than comfortable in summer."
  • "When was the last time Diddy really was 'biggin' up his brother ', not biggin' up his bank? ""