from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A leg of mutton, lamb, or veal for cooking.
- n. A leg-of-mutton sleeve.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A leg of lamb or mutton when used for cooking
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A leg of mutton.
- n. A small piece of flesh; a slice.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A leg of mutton.
- A small piece of flesh; a small piece of anything. Also giggot, gigget.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. lamb leg suitable for roasting
The monkfish tail is a large piece of meat, lending to its nickname in Scotland as "gigot," as in a leg of lamb.
"The gigot is the handsomest and most valuable part of the carcass, and on that account fetches the highest price.
The menu, which changes at the turn of each season, focuses on the culinary - and mostly carnivorous - treasures of Gascony, a former province in the southwest of France: this is your chance to enjoy Quercy lamb (the name of the restaurant, roughly pronouced as jee-go, is a play on the word gigot, meaning leg of lamb, Bigorre black pork, or Gers poultry in generous, well-executed dishes ...
The tartine de gigot d'agneu is prepared with a leg of lamb, herbed goat cheese, arugula, tapenade and rosemary jus.
The cassoulet was perhaps a trifle salty tonight, and the gigot à la cuillère…
I'd leave the gigot farci en croute for another time, and stick to dishes you can easily figure out.
There are useful tips on food preparation peppered throughout the book and strange ones, like illustrated hints on preparing a gigot - leg of lamb - which I know is because this cut is a fave in traditional French cookery, but what about the rest?
After, the boyfriend had the gigot, which was excellent.
So tender and juicy, the gigot really outshone my sad dry roasted lamb in comparison.
She wore a fashionable high-necked cream blouse of contemporary cut with gigot sleeves, matched with a skirt, flat-panelled at the front and nipped tight at the waist, with a gathering of material at the back.
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