(Wig) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wigged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Wigging ] To censure or rebuke; to hold up to
reprobation; to scold. [Slang]
(Wig"an) n. A kind of canvaslike cotton fabric, used to stiffen and protect the lower part of trousers
and of the skirts of women's dresses, etc.; so called from Wigan, the name of a town in Lancashire,
(Wi"geon) n. (Zoöl.) A widgeon. [R.]
(Wigg Wig), n. [Cf. D. wegge a sort of bread, G. weck, orig., a wedge-shaped loaf or cake. See
Wedge.] A kind of raised seedcake. "Wiggs and ale." Pepys.
(Wigged) a. Having the head covered with a wig; wearing a wig.
1. A wig or wigs; false hair. [R.] A. Trollope.
2. Any cover or screen, as red-tapism. [R.]
Fire peels the wiggeries away from them [facts.]Carlyle.
(Wig"gle) v. t. & i. [Cf. Wag, v. t., Waggle.] To move to and fro with a quick, jerking motion; to
bend rapidly, or with a wavering motion, from side to side; to wag; to squirm; to wriggle; as, the dog wiggles
his tail; the tadpole wiggles in the water. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U. S.]
(Wig"gle), n. Act of wiggling; a wriggle. [Colloq.]
(Wig"gler) n. (Zoöl.) The young, either larva or pupa, of the mosquito; called also wiggletail.
(Wig"her) v. i. [Cf. G. wiehern, E. whine.] To neigh; to whinny. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl.
(Wight) n. Weight. [Obs.]
(Wight), n. [OE. wight, wiht, a wight, a whit, AS. wiht, wuht, a creature, a thing; skin to D. wicht
a child, OS. & OHG. wiht a creature, thing, G. wicht a creature, Icel. vætt a wight, vætt a whit, Goth.
waíhts, waíht, thing; cf. Russ. veshche a thing. . Cf. Whit.]