trigness


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trig 1

 (trĭg)
adj.
Smart and trim, as in appearance; neat: a trig beard.
tr.v. trigged, trig·ging, trigs
To make trim or neat, especially in dress: "Loudon even trigged himself up in camel-colored topcoat and snap-brim hat" (Ivan Doig).

[Middle English, true, from Old Norse tryggr, loyal, true; see deru- in Indo-European roots.]

trig′ly adv.
trig′ness n.

trig 2

 (trĭg)
tr.v. trigged, trig·ging, trigs
To stop (a wheel) from rolling, as with a wedge.

[Perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse tryggr, firm; see trig1.]

trig 3

 (trĭg) Informal
n.
Trigonometry.
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