Nigging



[nig] /nɪg/

verb (used with object), nigged, nigging. Masonry.
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n.

c.1300, “niggardly person” (see niggard). As an abbreviated form of nigger, attested by c.1832, American English.

noun

A black person (1932+)
National Institute of Genetics

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