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Pigsney

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pigsney A word of endearment for a girl or woman.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pigsney A pig's eye: used, like eye and apple of the eye, to denote something especially cherished; hence, as a term of endearment used of or to a woman, a darling.
    • n pigsney An eye: applied to a woman's eye.
    • n pigsney The carnation pink.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Perh. a dim. of Dan. pige, a girl, or Sw. piga,; or from E. pig's eye,