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Definitions of fig:

part of speech: noun

The fig- tree or its fruit, growing in warm climates; a thing of little consequence.

part of speech: noun

A well- known fruit of a pear- like shape.

part of speech: noun

A small fruit tree with large leaves; the pear- shaped fruit of that tree; a worthless amount; as, I don't care a fig.

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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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