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biggin or biggon1 (ˈbɪɡɪn)
a plain close-fitting cap, often tying under the chin, worn in the Middle Ages and by children in the 17th century
[C16: from French béguin; see beguine]
biggon or biggon1
[C16: from French béguin; see beguine]

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