1) A wooden vessel with one stave extended to form a handle.
1567 In the mylke howse: Item one kitt, thre piggins, one cherne, Fixby
1621 foure great piggans, 8d, two dozen of little piggans, 2s 6d, Hammerton
1659-60 In the Celler – 1 wooden piggon, Knaresborough
1720 saw a child coming out of the house with a piggin … and set it downe upon the stepps
1731 a kit and 4 meight-pigenes, Austerfield.