from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The act of jigging for squids; the use of a squid-jigger; squidding.
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KUALA TERENGGANU: It's squid-jigging time again in the state and what started out as a favourite pastime for the local population has turned into a fiercely-contested sport.
He is also delighted to note that apart from the state government, the squid-jigging competitions were also being organised by non-government bodies such as Harian Metro.
While many squid jiggers are content just to be spending a warm night on a boat with a bunch of friends, some can only find satisfaction by competing in squid-jigging competitions.
State Tourism, Culture, Art and Heritage Committee chairman Datuk Za'abar Mohd Adib said squid-jigging competitions had become a major attraction in Terengganu for the past 10 years, not only for the locals, but also out-of-state visitors as well.
Just to be fair, though, it has been a good year for smelt-dipping and squid-jigging.
"It used to be a one-off competition, but for the past two years, the the state-organised squid-jigging challenge has been expanded into a grand prix series with each circuit attracting full-capacity entries.