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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Spigot \Spig"ot\, n. [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.
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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a plug for a bunghole in a cask [syn: tap, spigot]
2: a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a
reservoir [syn: faucet, spigot]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
31 Moby Thesaurus words for "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,
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