Meaning of biggin

big•gin

Pronunciation: (big'in), [key]
— n. Archaic.
  1. a close-fitting cap worn esp. by children in the 16th and 17th centuries.
  2. a soft cap worn while sleeping; nightcap.

big•gin

Pronunciation: (big'in), [key]
— n.
  1. a coffeepot, usually silver, having a separate container in which the coffee is immersed while being boiled.
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