Definitions

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  • n. a class of proteins produced in lymph tissue in vertebrates and that function as antibodies in the immune response

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Examples

  • There was the grand stand, whence the great guns of the Democracy were to orate, and a number of smaller platforms for the less shining lights, and a German stand whence the young ravens of Fatherland could be fed with interminable jobations ending in 'ig' and 'ert.'

    Presidential Electioneering in New York

  • Patrick: I've never used that in my life.google. com/ig, which is like the personalized homepage service and I think then, you can fill it with widgets and all that sort of stuff and it's still got the Google search at the top.

    developerFusion - content

  • It's just another republicunt carpetbagger fooling us po 'ig'nant mofos into believing in him and then showing his true colors, assuming that all will follow his shining white ass.

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • The suffix "- ig -" is used to form verbs indicating the "causing, rendering or bringing about" of that which is expressed in the root or formation to which it is attached.

    A Complete Grammar of Esperanto

  • Passive voice, agent of, 169; participles of, see Participles; tenses of, see Tenses; of "- ig -" formations, 239; distinguished from

    A Complete Grammar of Esperanto

  • Some verbs may be used in the simple form, and also with both the suffix "- ig -" and the suffix "- igx -".

    A Complete Grammar of Esperanto

  • In Esperanto the suffix "- ig -" (214) must be used when the transitive meaning is desired.

    A Complete Grammar of Esperanto

  • You're plum 'sunk so deep in sloth an' ig'rance that you're jest satisfied with anythin ', no matter how bad it is.

    The Eyes of the Woods A story of the Ancient Wilderness

  • (She wanted books that contained words that had the letters "ig" in them -- wig, pig, etc.)

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  • "- ig -" and "- igx -", 239; from primary words, 159, 171.

    A Complete Grammar of Esperanto

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