A small wooden pail or tub with an upright stave for a handle, often used as a dipper.

Origin: Scot.; cf. Gael. Pigean, dim. Of pigeadh, pige, an earthen jar, pitcher, or pot, Ir. Pigin, pighead, W. Piccyn.

(01 Mar 1998)

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