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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pightel or Pigh’tle.
 
A small parcel of land enclosed with a hedge. In the eastern counties called a pi’kle.   1
        “Never had that novelty in manure whitened the … pightels of Court Farm.”—Miss Mitford: Our Village, p. 68.
 


 Piggy-wiggy or Piggy-whidden.Pigmy. 

 
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