When you’re referring to your outdoor faucet, are you using the right word? Think fast. How do you spell it? How do you pronounce it?
“Spigot” is the correct answer. Did you get it? “Spicket”—though commonly said and written—is not actually a word. This confusion dates back to the Middle English “spyket,” according to Merriam-Webster though, so I wouldn’t feel so bad about it if you had it wrong.
Now you know, right?
Okay, back to watering my garden…