- n. Plural form of jigger.
“One observer near the turn of the century called jiggers”
“The meeting was well attended, largely by the men employed on the public work who habitually received a certain number of "jiggers" of whisky a day, at regular hours.”
“And there were also "jiggers" that get under your nails and leave eggs there.”
“Its advantages lay, as far as the socks were concerned, in the protection which it gave against the attacks of "jiggers" (creatures something like ticks, only more vicious, which lived in the grass and weeds of the streets), nihuas (an exceedingly small but potent insect, which makes its home under the toenails and there lays its eggs), buscacojones (a small ant which attacks the legs), garapatas (common ticks) and other local pests; and as to the method of wearing the shirt, this was conducive to coolness and freedom of movement.”
“jiggers," and you ought to have seen us a gittin 'out from under the bottom of the tent and over behind Buffalo Bill's show.”
“jiggers' making them scratch and unable to concentrate.”
“Spirits are measured from stainless-steel jiggers that resemble beakers, and the aromatic bitters are kept in eyedroppers, for precise dispensing.”
“For latecomers, there were the Tuxedo taxicabs – single-horse covered carts, locally called “jiggers” – to pick up the slack.”
“It has tacitly become understood that serious bartenders use jiggers, and the rest free pour, which is pouring from the bottle through a speed pourer straight into the drink glass or the shaker or mixing glass, and measuring by counting silently to yourself until you've poured the requisite amount.”
“It seems like a natural profession for a young girl who, at the age of 10, removed jiggers from a local boy's leg, which made it possible for him to walk freely again within a matter of days.”
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