Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [f'ɪɡ]
meaning of the word
a diagram or picture illustrating textual material; "the area covered can be seen from Figure 2"
Now shall I shew thee why thou art more naked and barer than the fig tree.
None of the French porters knew him; not a single official at Calais cared a fig for Mellersh.
Not that the Honorable Erastus cared a fig about this foolish talk of exterminating advertising signs.
You are the fig tree which, having failed so many times to bear fruit, at last withered, but God alone can judge your soul.
Then Our Lord cursed the tree that bare no fruit; that betokeneth the fig tree unto Jerusalem, that had leaves and no fruit.
For the rich southwest wind fed them, till pear grew ripe on pear, fig on fig, and grape on grape, all the winter and the spring.
The date palm was probably introduced by man, as were certainly the vine and the fig tree, which were widely cultivated, especially in the north.
And then He went without the town, and found in midst of the way a fig tree, the which was right fair and well garnished of leaves, but fruit had it none.
To which Sancho replied, "Ever since I have sniffed the governorship I have got rid of the humours of a squire, and I don't care a wild fig for all the duennas in the world."
He could not find a sweet grape or a ripe fig (if Epimetheus had a fault, it was a little too much fondness for figs); or, if ripe at all, they were overripe, and so sweet as to be cloying.