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biggin

(ˈbɪɡɪn) or

biggon

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a plain close-fitting cap, often tying under the chin, worn in the Middle Ages and by children in the 17th century
[C16: from French béguin; see beguine]

biggin

(ˈbɪɡən)
n
Scot a construction, esp a house or cottage
[see big2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.biggin - a child's tight-fitting cap; often ties under the chin
cap - a tight-fitting headdress
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Not a doit I,'' answered poor Wamba ``and for hanging up by the feet, my brain has been topsy-turvy, they say, ever since the biggin was bound first round my head; so turning me upside down may peradventure restore it again.
Some 24 WWII fighters took off from Biggin Hill, south-east London, to mark the anniversary of the defeat of Hitler's planned Nazi invasion.
The school, on Worcester Street, is the first in the North-east to be a part of the scheme, which headteacher Lisa Biggin says is "delivering results".
THE Biggin Hall Pub's ladies darts team will be hoping to hit the bullseye as it aims to raise more than PS600 for the TLC Appeal.
A new flying training centre opened at London Biggin Hill Airport on December 17.
The Hughes 500 chopper came down in Knockholt, near Sevenoaks, Kent, soon after leaving the nearby Biggin Hill airport.
Martin Cass (53), of Biggin Hill, Kent has been charged with possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence, possession of an imitation firearm whilst committing an indictable offence, and kidnap.
We are delighted to be once again working with Bombardier and welcoming the Learjet 75 aircraft into our fleet the Learjet brand is synonymous with our facility at London Biggin Hill, said Stuart Mulholland, Managing Director of Zenith Aviation Ltd.
The children were asleep at home in Loftus, with their gran babysitting, when three-strikes burglar Jason Biggin forced his way inside.
He will be bringing Curios to the Biggin Hall pub in Binley Road, Coventry on Thursday, demonstrating just how much ground can still be broken within the hoary old piano-trio tradition.
The firm has announced the appointment of John Biggin as managing director.
Marshall Aerospace will work in collaboration with TRACE Aircraft Completion at London's Biggin Hill Airport.