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spigot

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Noun
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spig=ot

CIDE DICTIONARY

spigotn. [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.  [1913 Webster]
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.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

spigot, n.
1 a small peg or plug, esp. for insertion into the vent-hole of a cask.
2 a US a tap. b a device for controlling the flow of liquid in a tap.
3 the plain end of a pipe-section fitting into the socket of the next one.

Etymology
ME, perh. f. Prov. espigou(n) f. L spiculum dimin. of spicum = SPICA

THESAURUS

spigot

ball cock, ball valve, bung, bunghole, check valve, cock, cork, drain cock, draw cock, faucet, gate, hydrant, lid, needle valve, peg, petcock, pin, plug, sea cock, spike, spile, spill, stop, stopcock, stopgap, stopper, stopple, tap, valve, valvula, valvule

ROGET THESAURUS

spigot

Stopper

N stopper, stopple, plug, cork, bung, spike, spill, stopcock, tap, rammer, ram, ramrod, piston, stop-gap, wadding, stuffing, padding, stopping, dossil, pledget, tompion, tourniquet, cover, valve, vent peg, spigot, slide valve, janitor, doorkeeper, porter, warder, beadle, cerberus, ostiary.


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