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- n. A kind of fiddle or violin played on the Shetland Islands.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A sharper; a rogue.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A musical instrument of the violin kind, having only two strings (of horsehair), and played like a violoncello, formerly used in Shetland.
- n. A rogue; a vagabond; a sharper.
Origin uncertain, perhaps representing Old Norse gígja. (Wiktionary)