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No man in a gig could see, or feel, or think, like merry users of their legs.

She climbed in a helpless way into the gig, and sat waiting for her husband.

Doctor Dalichamp had clambered into his gig and was calling to Maurice.

The doctor gaily got into his gig and exclaimed: 'All right, my dear, I will attend to your cow.

The gig had just reached the rising ground on which the church was built.

On putting up, he had seen Csar's gig tipped up in the stable-yard.

At the crest of the hill he sighted the gig in front, and at Port Lady he came up with it.

The mare was harnessed to the gig, and they got up together.

A man in a gig came driving a long-horned cow in front of him.

The gig was soon sent alongside, and we were speedily on board.

WORD ORIGIN

"light carriage, small boat," 1790, perhaps, on notion of bouncing, from Middle English ghyg "spinning top" (in whyrlegyg, mid-15c.), also "giddy girl" (early 13c., also giglet), from Old Norse geiga "turn sideways," or Danish gig "spinning top."

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