Meaning of spigot

spig•ot

Pronunciation: (spig'ut), [key]
— n.
  1. a small peg or plug for stopping the vent of a cask.
  2. a peg or plug for stopping the passage of liquid in a faucet or cock.
  3. a faucet or cock for controlling the flow of liquid from a pipe or the like.
  4. the end of a pipe that enters the enlarged end of another pipe to form a joint.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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