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Definitions of fig

  1. a diagram or picture illustrating textual material; "the area covered can be seen from Figure 2" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The fruit of a fig tree, which is of round or oblong shape, and of various colors. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A small piece of tobacco. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To insult with a fico, or contemptuous motion. See Fico. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Figure; dress; array. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The value of a fig, practically nothing; a fico; - used in scorn or contempt. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To put into the head of, as something useless o contemptible. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A small fruit tree with large leaves; the pear-shaped fruit of that tree; a worthless amount; as, I don't care a fig. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. The fig-tree or its fruit, growing in warm climates; a thing of little consequence. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. A sweet fruit growing in warm climates. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. The small sweet fruit of a tree, cultivated in warm climates; also, the tree. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. The fig-tree; the fruit of the fig-tree; a thing of no worth; a spongy excrescence which grows on the feet of some horses; a piece of tobacco. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. A well-known fruit of a pear-like shape. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for fig

  1. It will be apparent that the arrangement shown in Fig – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  2. For science and for books, he said He never had a wish; No school to him was worth a fig Except a school of fish. – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick
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