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Meaning of SPIGOT

Pronunciation:  'spigut

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a plug for a bunghole in a cask
  2. [n]  a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask
 

SPIGOT is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: hydrant, tap, water faucet, water tap
 
 See Also: barrel, cask, faucet, plug, plumbing fixture, stopper, stopple

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Spig"ot\, n. [From spick,or spike; cf. Ir. & Gael.
spiocaid a spigot, Ir. spice a spike. See {Spike}.]
A pin or peg used to stop the vent in a cask; also, the plug
of a faucet or cock.

{Spigot and faucet joint}, a joint for uniting pipes, formed
   by the insertion of the end of one pipe, or pipe fitting,
   into a socket at the end of another.

 

 

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