spigot, at this moment entering to announce tea and coffee, was interrupted in his oration by Sponge demanding some brandy.
He had corked three, but Jawleyford re-corked them, and spigot was now reproducing them to our friends.
spigot at last put an end to their efforts by announcing that 'tea and coffee were ready!'
Represents a longitudinal section of a spigot and Faucet Pipe.
late 14c., "plug used to stop the hole of a cask," probably from Old French *espigot (cf. Gascony dialect espigot "core of a fruit, small ear of grain"), diminutive of Old Provençal espiga "ear of grain," from Latin spica "ear of grain" (see spike (n.2)). Meaning "valve for controlling the flow of a liquid" is from 1520s.