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Verb: jig (jigged,jigging)  jig
  1. Dance a quick dance with leaping and kicking motions
Noun: jig  jig
  1. Music in three-four time for dancing a jig
    - gigue
     
  2. A fisherman's lure with one or more hooks that is jerked up and down in the water
     
  3. A device that holds a piece of machine work and guides the tools operating on it
     
  4. Any of various old rustic dances involving kicking and leaping

Derived forms: jigs, jigging, jigged

Type of: dance, dance music, device, fish lure, fisherman's lure, folk dance, folk dancing, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe

Encyclopedia: Jig