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Noun: jigger  ji-gu(r)
  1. A small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey
    - shot glass, pony
     
  2. Any small mast on a sailing vessel; especially the mizzenmast of a yawl
    - jiggermast
     
  3. Larval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including human beings causing intense irritation
    - harvest mite, chigger, redbug

Derived forms: jiggers

Type of: drinking glass, glass, mast, trombiculid

Part of: genus Trombicula, Trombicula

Encyclopedia: Jigger, Louisiana