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.
4.A piece of sport; a trick; a prank.
Is't not a fine jig,
A precious cunning, in the late Protector?
- Beau. & Fl.
5.A trolling bait, consisting of a bright spoon and a hook attached.
6.(Mach.) A small machine or handy tool
Drill jig
a - a jig for guiding a drill. See Jig, 6 (a).
Jig drilling
(Metal Working) a process of drilling or filing in which the action of the tool is directed or limited by a jig.
Jig saw
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. t.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.
3.(Mining) To sort or separate, as ore in a jigger or sieve. See Jigging, n.
4.(Metal Working) To cut or form, as a piece of metal, in a jigging machine.
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 jerks.
Noun1.jig - music in three-four time for dancing a jig
2.jig - any of various old rustic dances involving kicking and leaping
Verb1.jig - dance a quick dance with leaping and kicking motions
Jabber Interest Group (Jabber)Charleston, Highland fling, Lambeth Walk, Mexican hat dance, Portland fancy, Virginia reel, Watusi, allemande, and jump, angle, bait, bait the hook, barn dance, belly dance, birdlime, bob, bobble, bola, bolero, boogaloo, bounce, bound, bourree, boutade, branle, breakdown, broad jump, buck, buckjump, bump, bunny hop, cakewalk, can-can, capriole, cha-cha, chonchina, clam, clog, cobweb, conga, cotillion, country dance, courante, curvet, dap, demivolt, device, dib, dibble, didder, dither, dragnet, drive, falter, fan dance, fandango, feint, fidget, fish, fishhook, flamenco, flick, fling, flip, flirt, flounce, fly, fly-fish, flying jump, folk dance, fox trot, galliard, gambit, gavotte, gelandesprung, german, gig, gill net, gimmick, go fishing, grand jete, grig, grimace, ground bait, guddle, handspring, have the fidgets, high jump, hippety-hop, hitch, hokey-pokey, hook, hootchy-kootchy, hop, hopak, hornpipe, hula, hula-hula, hurdle, hustle, interpretative dance, itch, jack, jacklight, jar, jerk, jete, jigger, jigget, jog, joggle, jolt, jostle, jump, jump shot, jump turn, jump-hop, jump-off, kola, lancers, lariat, lasso, lavolta, leapfrog, limbo, lime, lindy, long jump, lure, mambo, mazurka, meshes, minuet, monkey, morris, net, noose, ox dance, pachanga, pas de deux, pas seul, paso doble, passamezzo, peabody, play, ploy, pluck, plug, pole vault, polka, polonaise, pounce, pound net, purse seine, quadrille, quake, quaver, quiver, rain dance, reel, rictus, rigadoon, rumba, running broad jump, running high jump, ruse, samba, saut de basque, seine, shake, shimmy, shiver, shock, shrimp, shudder, ski jump, skip, snake, snake dance, snare, snatch, sniggle, spin, spinner, spring, springe, square dance, squid, start, steeplechase, still-fish, strathspey, sudden pull, swim, sword dance, tango, tap dance, tarantella, tic, toils, torch, tour jete, trawl, tremble, tremor, trepak, troll, turkey trot, tweak, twist, twitch, twitter, upleap, upspring, valse, vault, vellicate, waltz, war dance, whale, whizzer, wile, wobble, wobbler, wrench, yank, yerk
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