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English → English (WordNet) Definition: jigger jigger n 1: a small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey [syn: shot glass, pony] 2: any small mast on a sailing vessel; especially the mizzenmast of a yawl [syn: jiggermast] 3: larval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including human beings causing intense irritation [syn: harvest mite , chigger, redbug]
English → English (gcide) Definition: jigger Dandy \Dan"dy\ (d[a^]n"d[y^]), n.; pl. Dandies (d[a^]n"d[i^]z). [Cf. F. dandin, ninny, silly fellow, dandiner to waddle, to play the fool; prob. allied to E. dandle. Senses 2 & 3 are of uncertain etymology.] 1. One who affects special finery or gives undue attention to dress; a fop; a coxcomb. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) (a) A sloop or cutter with a jigger on which a lugsail is set. (b) A small sail carried at or near the stern of small boats; -- called also jigger, and mizzen. [1913 Webster] 3. A dandy roller. See below. [1913 Webster] Dandy brush, a yard whalebone brush. Dandy fever. See Dengue. Dandy line, a kind of fishing line to which are attached several crosspieces of whalebone which carry a hook at each end. Dandy roller, a roller sieve used in machines for making paper, to press out water from the pulp, and set the paper. Chigoe \Chig"oe\, Chigre \Chig"re\, n. [Cf. F. chigue, perh. fr. Catalan chic small, Sp. chico; or of Peruvian origin.] (Zo["o]l.) A species of flea (Tunga penetrans, formerly Pulex penetrans ), common in the West Indies and South America, which often attacks the feet or any exposed part of the human body, and burrowing beneath the skin produces great irritation. When the female is allowed to remain and breed, troublesome sores result, which are sometimes dangerous. See Jigger. [Written also chegre, chegoe, chique, chigger, jigger.] [1913 Webster] Note: The name is sometimes erroneously given to certain mites or ticks having similar habits. [1913 Webster] ||


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