from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of gig.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The use or operation of a gigging-machine.
  • n. The use of the gig in fishing; the act or art of taking fish with the gig.


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