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.


Variant of gigot. (Wiktionary)
Possibly related to jiggle. (Wiktionary)



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  • From "C. Musonius Rufus" by Guy Davenport

    January 19, 2010