Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To shake up and down; jolt; jig; be in quick light motion.
  • To act pertly or affectedly; go about idly; flaunt.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb dated To gad; to move from one place to another in a (seemingly) flippant or idle manner.
  • noun A leg (of meat, regarded as food); a gigot of beef or lamb or other meat.

Etymologies

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Variant of gigot.

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Possibly related to jiggle.

Examples

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  • From "C. Musonius Rufus" by Guy Davenport

    January 19, 2010