Definition of pigsney in US English:

pigsney

(also pigsnye, pigsnie, pigsny)

noun

rare
  • 1A specially cherished or beloved girl or woman, a sweetheart. Frequently as a term of endearment. In later use also as a term of contempt. Now archaic.

  • 2A specially cherished or beloved man or boy. Now archaic.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Geoffrey Chaucer (c1340–1400), poet and administrator. From the genitive of pig + nye, variant of eye; probably originating in children's talk or as a nursery endearment.

Pronunciation

pigsney

/ˈpɪɡzni/