Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who plays rigs; a joker; a jester.

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Examples

  • This, and my being esteemÂ’d a pretty good riggite, that is, a jocular verbal satirist, supported my consequence in the society.

    Paras. 51-100

  • This, and my being esteem'd a pretty good riggite, that is, a jocular verbal satirist, supported my consequence in the society.

    The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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  • Though Franklin was pleased to ignite
    The colonists' spirit to fight,
    When not incendiary
    Old Ben was very merry -
    A maker of mischief, a riggite.

    September 28, 2015