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Monday, July 11, 2011

Definitions for trig

  1. Neat, trim, smart.
  2. To make neat or trim.
  3. A wedge or block used to prevent a wheel, cask, or the like, from rolling.

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Citations for trig
Where the Melville was trig and polished, scoured and caulked, this newcomer was in disrepair and foul shape. Paul Di Filippo, The emperor of Gondwanaland: and other stories
Prince looked trig in a silk scarf, a tweed peacoat, a billed cap of matching material. John Jakes, The Gods of Newport
Origin of trig
Trig relates to the Middle English trigg, "true," which is also the root of "trust."
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