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[trig] /trɪg/
adjective, Chiefly British
1.
neat, trim, smart, or spruce.
2.
in good physical condition; sound; well.
verb (used with object), trigged, trigging.
3.
Chiefly British Dialect. to make trim, smart, etc. (often followed by up or out).
Origin
1150-1200
1150-1200 for earlier sense; 1505-15 for def 1; Middle English trigg true, trusty < Old Norse tryggr loyal, safe; cognate with Gothic triggws true, faithful. See true
Related forms
trigness, noun
Synonyms
1. tidy, orderly.
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British Dictionary definitions for trig out

trig1

/trɪɡ/
adjective
1.
neat or spruce
verb trigs, trigging, trigged
2.
to make or become trim or spruce
Derived Forms
trigly, adverb
trigness, noun
Word Origin
C12 (originally: trusty): of Scandinavian origin; related to Old Norse tryggr true

trig2

/trɪɡ/
noun
1.
a wedge or prop
verb (transitive) trigs, trigging, trigged
2.
to block or stop
3.
to prop or support
Word Origin
C16: probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse tryggja to make secure; see trig1
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Word Origin and History for trig out

trig

adj.

"smart, trim," c.1200, from Old Norse tryggr "firm, trusty, true" (see true (adj.)). A Scottish and northern word only until 19c.

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Related Abbreviations for trig out

trig

trigonometry
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