Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A light, giddy girl; a lascivious girl; a wanton.
- n. Alternative form of giglot.
“Yesterday I took a break from the giglet and the ball-toting Gaul to snap a few more photos of our village.”
“She wept a bit, and then she began to laugh and, in fact, went on about it like a giglet wench of twenty-five.”
“In that crowd, as I am credibly informed, were gathered -- but none could distinguish them -- gentle and simple, maiden ladies with their servants or housekeepers, side by side with longshoremen, hovellers, giglet maids, and urchins; all alike magnetised and drawn thither by the Man and the Hour.”
“-- "Mort-Dieu! if, an hour before the battle of Towton, some wizard had shown me in his glass this glimpse of the gardens of the Tower, that giglet for a queen, and that squire of dames for a king, I had not slain my black destrier (poor Malech!), that I might conquer or die for Edward Earl of March.”
“I tried by an innocent stratagem to frighten her from the castle, by introducing a figure through a trap-door, and warning her, as if by a voice from the dead, to retreat from thence; but the giglet is wilful, and is running upon her fate. ”
“The Norsemen were apparently as sexist as we are: all of the following, flag, giglet, gimmer, skit, and slattern generally mean ` low, contemptible woman '; only may ` maiden' has survived with specific reference to women without pejoration.”
“That self-wlird, head-strong giglet, sM Does ought ava she likes for me,”
“I tried, by an innocent stratagem, to frighten her from the castle by introducing a figure through a trap-door and warning her, as if by a voice from the dead, to retreat from thence; but the giglet is wilful, and is running upon her fate.””
“a figure through a trap-door, and warning her, as if by a voice from the dead, to retreat from thence; but the giglet is wilful, and is running upon her fate. '”
“1410: (Oh giglet Fortune) to master Caesars Sword,”
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