Hardly second in merit to this method is the use of the French "biggin" or "grecque."
Mither, mither, I'm biggin' a bonny hoose for ye to leeve in!
Did you always make coffee with a biggin in France, Mrs. Pasmer?
Almost as doubtful are the theories which would make the 'old mill' at Newport a Norse 'biggin.'
biggin held his peace until they were safe from immediate danger of pursuit.
Nor long before he doubled the coffee in the strainer of the biggin, and shouted Corker!
biggin Creek is one of many streams which empty into Cooper river.
Put the biggin in a pan with a little boiling water, and place it on the stove.
But it is best to have a biggin in the form of an urn, in which the coffee can both be made and brought to table.
The coffee biggin, said to have been invented by a Mr. biggin, came into common use in England for making coffee about 1817.