bigg talked to them a great deal, but I suspect that they did not even comprehend his very extraordinary lingo.
Mitchell may have been reinforced by Mickle, the northern for bigg.
No ae stane, to bigg yersel, hae ye putten upo' the tap o' anither!'
I had no time to reload, but I had my pistol, and bigg had his.
We soon caught her up, and found her to be an Arab dhow, just like the one bigg had described, and full of slaves.
The grains of bigg are smaller than those of barley, and the husks thinner.
As compared with this, Docetism in Origen's case appears throughout in a weakened form; see bigg, p. 191.
The next county to which bigg turned his attention was Lincolnshire.
It seemed an age, however, before the natives retired to their huts, and I was alone with bigg and Solon.
The sisters kept the name bigg, though father and brother became bigg Wither.
c.1300, northern England dialect, "powerful, strong," of obscure origin, possibly from a Scandinavian source (cf. Norwegian dialectal bugge "great man"). Old English used micel in many of the same senses. Meaning "of great size" is late 14c.; that of "grown up" is attested from 1550s. Sense of "important" is from 1570s. Meaning "generous" is U.S. colloquial by 1913.
Big band as a musical style is from 1926. Slang big head "conceit" is first recorded 1850. Big business "large commercial firms collectively" is 1905; big house "penitentiary" is U.S. underworld slang first attested 1915 (in London, "a workhouse," 1851). In financial journalism, big ticket items so called from 1956. Big lie is from Hitler's grosse Lüge.
Successfully; outstandingly well: The wing-dancing and funny acts catch on big (1886+)
Good; decent; admirable •Used as an epithet for an admired person: Hey, what's up, Big Charlie?