2) The act of putting a shaved ginger root into the anus. It creates a burning sensation around the sphincter, and a cooling sensation at the same time.
The word comes from the 18th century. Unscrupulous horse dealers would insert a peeled ginger root into the anus of a slow or half dead horse. The horse would become lively and hold its tail better. The spelling was feague, but over time became figging.
Mistress Karen loved figging her slaves when they misbehaved. they writhed and begged so beautifully.