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nonindustrial

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agricultural, rural, undeveloped, developing, underdeveloped, unindustrialised, unindustrialized, nonindustrial.
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Correct spelling:
spigot
Definition:
spig'ut, n. a plug for stopping a small hole in a cask. [ Gael. spiocaid, W. ysbigod-- L. spica.]

Synonyms:

noun
artifact
spigot, tap.
faucet
nozzle, outlet, plug, spile, spout, stopper, stopple, tap, valve, vent.
hydrant
fireplug.
plug
bung, cork, cover, plug, spile, stop, stopper, tap, valve.
spigot
hydrant, tap, water faucet, water tap.
water supply
hydrant.
Examples of usage:
  1. Let them lie about three weeks, after they are gathered; Then stamp and strain them in the Ordinary way, into a woodden fat that hath a spigot three or four fingers breadth above the bottom. – The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened by Kenelm Digby
  2. There was water in the pipe clear from the curbstone up to the spigot, but I could not get it because the reservoir connection under the ground had been turned off. – Quiet Talks on Service by S. D. Gordon
  3. A spigot is provided in each pen and under this is placed the drinking dish, which consists of a round metal pan about a foot in diameter and 3 or 4 inches deep. – Ducks and Geese by Harry M. Lamon Rob R. Slocum
  4. Bill had a large shell in his had, which he had just filled from the cask; for Augusta saw him in the act of replacing the spigot. – Mr. Meeson's Will by H. Rider Haggard
  5. He forced an opening through the group of workmen by a savage sweep of his arms and came to the keg, where the Mexican at the moment was bending down and holding a cup under the spigot. – The Iron Furrow by George C. Shedd

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