Usage examples for ig

  1. Dupin shall drive these desperate people back- This law be signed- Ig. – Semiramis and Other Plays Semiramis, Carlotta And The Poet by Olive Tilford Dargan
  2. From the same spr and out, is formed sprout, and wit the termination ig, sprig; of which the following, for the most part, is the difference: sprout, of a grosser sound, imports a fatter or grosser bud; sprig, of a slenderer sound, denotes a smaller shoot. – A Grammar of the English Tongue by Samuel Johnson
  3. She'll be able to pick and choose from a grea- a- at, bi- i- ig bunch. – Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher by Eleanor Gates
  4. A Scotch gentleman of good education informs me, that the names of the letters, as he first learned them in a school in his own country, were these: " A, Ib, Ec, Id, E, Iff, Ig, Ich, I, Ij, Ik, Ill, Im, In, O, Ip, Kue, Ir, Iss, It, U, Iv, Double- u, Ix, Wy, Iz;" but that in the same school the English names are now used. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  5. Don' you go an' show your ig'nance about farmin' in front of dat country- man. – Natalie: A Garden Scout by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  6. When I tell him what Rafael is- the fairest soul man ever called a foe- Ig. – Semiramis and Other Plays Semiramis, Carlotta And The Poet by Olive Tilford Dargan
  7. Igorot peoples In several languages of northern Luzon the word " Ig- o- rot'" means " mountain people." – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks
  8. The same disposition was inherited by his eldest son, who had now arrived at the proper age to undertake the ceremony of the Ke- ig- uish- im- o- win, or fast, to see what kind of a spirit would be his guide and guardian through life. – The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  9. Hughes, an English friend of mine, has lived in France some five- and- thirty years without reconciling himself to being known as " Monsieur Ig." – The Guest of Quesnay by Booth Tarkington
  10. Ig- ly- o- bok and Nan- a- sook- tok bought what they found to their liking, took small change out of two silver- fox skins, and put the remaining six pelts back into the wooden box which formed at once their savings bank and letter of credit for the season to come. – The New North by Agnes Deans Cameron
  11. " And one little p- ig stayed at h- ome," sighed Pixie, trying hard to laugh, and assiduously licking the tears from her cheeks, as she hung school skirts in the cupboards, and folded everyday garments on bedroom chairs, in readiness for use on the following day. – Pixie O'Shaughnessy by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  12. Oh, Ig, Ig, Ig! – Under the Skylights by Henry Blake Fuller