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spigotnoun [C]

uk   /ˈspɪɡ.ət/  us   /ˈspɪɡ.ət/
a device used to control the flow of liquid from something such as a barrel
US a tap noun , especially on the outside of a building
(Definition of spigot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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spigotnoun [C]

 us   /ˈspɪɡ·ət/
a device used to control a flow of liquid, esp. from a container or pipe: fig. When an industry decides to lobby Congress, the money spigot is always open.
(Definition of spigot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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