from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A leg (of meat, regarded as food); a gigot of beef or lamb or other meat.
- v. To gad; to move from one place to another in a (seemingly) flippant or idle manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To shake up and down; jolt; jig; be in quick light motion.
- To act pertly or affectedly; go about idly; flaunt.
Vienna, who had been cutting up Europe as if it had been a jigget of mutton, had flown back, each to his own country, and that every man and horse in their armies had their faces towards France.
The four quarters he had managed to sell for mutton, like lightning -- this one buying a jigget, that one a back-ribs, and so on.
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