Definition of Figgery

1. Noun. A fig farm or orchard. ¹



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Definition of Figgery

1. dressy ornamentation [n FIGGERIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Figgery

fig wasps
fig wax
figaries
figary
figbird
figbirds
figeater
figeaters
figent
figged
figger
figgered
figgeries
figgering
figgers
figgery (current term)
figgum
figgy
figgy-dowdy
fight
fight-or-flight
fight a losing battle
fight back
fight down
fight fire with fire
fight fires
fight in armour
fight off
fight or flight

Literary usage of Figgery

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1. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1898)
"Thus, my dear, coquettes of your fascinating sex cover their persons with figgery, fantastically arranged, and call their masquerading, modesty. ..."

2. The Monthly Review (1841)
"Thus, my dear, coquettes of your fascinating sex cover their persons with figgery, fantastically arranged, and call their masquerading modesty. ..."

3. The Poet at the Breakfast-table: He Talks with His Fellow-boarders and the by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1891)
"... as they are called, and "hunt" foxes with guns; where rabbits are entrapped in "figgery fours," and trout captured with the unpretentious earth-worm, ..."

4. ... The Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1892)
"... where poachers were pulled up before the squire for knocking down hares, while our country boys hunted (with guns) after rabbits, or set figgery-fours ..."

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