Found 3 items, similar to jig.
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n 1: music in three-four time for dancing a jig
2: any of various old rustic dances involving kicking and
v : dance a quick dance with leaping and kicking motions
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jigged
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To sing to the tune of a jig.
Jig off a tune at the tongue's end. --Shak.
2. To trick or cheat; to cajole; to delude. --Ford.
3. (Mining) To sort or separate, as ore in a jigger or sieve.
4. (Metal Working) To cut or form, as a piece of metal, in a
, n. [OF. gigue a stringed instrument, a kind of dance,
F. gigue dance, tune, gig; of German origin; cf. MHG. g[=i]ge
fiddle, G. geige. Cf. Gig
a fiddle, Gig
1. (Mus.) A light, brisk musical movement.
Hot and hasty, like a Scotch jig. --Shak.
3. A light, humorous piece of writing, esp. in rhyme; a farce
in verse; a ballad. [Obs.]
A jig shall be clapped at, and every rhyme
Praised and applauded. --Beau. & Fl.
4. A piece of sport; a trick; a prank. [Obs.]
Is't not a fine jig,
A precious cunning, in the late Protector? --Beau. &
5. A trolling bait, consisting of a bright spoon and a hook
(a) A small machine or handy tool; esp.: (Metal Working) A
contrivance fastened to or inclosing a piece of work,
and having hard steel surfaces to guide a tool, as a
drill, or to form a shield or template to work to, as
(b) (Mining) An apparatus or a machine for jigging ore.
, a jig for guiding a drill. See Jig
, Jig filing
(Metal Working), a process of
drilling or filing in which the action of the tool is
directed or limited by a jig.
, a sawing machine with a narrow, vertically
reciprocating saw, used to cut curved and irregular lines,
or ornamental patterns in openwork, a scroll saw; --
called also gig saw
, v. i.
1. To dance a jig; to skip about.
You jig, you amble, and you lisp. --Shak.
2. To move with a skip or rhythm; to move with vibrations or
The fin would jig off slowly, as if it were looking
for nothing at all. --Kipling.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]