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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Biggin  \Big"gin\,  n.  [F.  b['e]guin,  prob.  from  the  cap  worn  by 
  the  B['e]guines.  Cf  {Beguine},  {Biggon}.] 
  A  child's  cap;  a  hood,  or  something  worn  on  the  head. 
 
  An  old  woman's  biggin  for  a  nightcap.  --Massinger. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Biggin  \Big"gin\,  n. 
  A  coffeepot  with  a  strainer  or  perforated  metallic  vessel  for 
  holding  the  ground  coffee,  through  which  boiling  water  is 
  poured;  --  so  called  from  Mr  Biggin,  the  inventor. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Biggin  \Big"gin\,  Bigging  \Big"ging\,  n.  [OE.  bigging.  See 
  {Big},  {Bigg},  v.  t.] 
  A  building.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  biggin 
  n  :  a  child's  tight-fitting  cap;  often  ties  under  the  chin 




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