"fig" Definition

  1. “in full FIG,” _i.e._, full-dress costume, “extensively got up.” Possibly an allusion to the dress assumed by our first parents after they were naked and not ashamed, or else an abbreviation of figure, in the references to plates in books of fashions.
  2. “to FIG a horse,” to play improper tricks with one in order to make him lively. The FIG is a piece of wet ginger placed under a horse’s tail for the purpose of making him appear lively, and enhance his price.

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Position in the dictionary: 1224 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: fig-leaf, figaro, figure, filch, file, filibuster, fillibrush, fimble-famble, fin, finder
Previous words in the dictionary: fieri-facias., field-lane duck, field, fiddling, fiddles, fiddlers’ green, fiddler, fiddle-sticks!, fiddle-faddle, fiddle-face

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