Synonyms for jigging

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The whole thing's like a concertina, and some one jigging it!

Aboard the Charming Lass the squid “jigging” went on for a couple of hours.

The weight furnished with hooks, used in jigging (which see).

It is too cruel to tag her round after me, jigging this way and that like the skiff there in our wake.

And now there were only three jigging round to the endless tune.

They then pick off the biggest ones and then go on jigging as usual.

At one time a system of washing, screening and jigging is employed.

When I tried to box, to fence, I was one whirling, jigging incapacity.

The Italian with the harmonica struck up a fresh, jigging air.

"We're jigging on pretty much as usual," Bertram said at Philippe's.

WORD ORIGIN

"lively dance," 1560s, perhaps related to Middle French giguer "to dance," or to the source of German Geige "violin." Meaning "piece of sport, trick" is 1590s, now mainly in phrase the jig is up (first attested 1777 as the jig is over). As a verb from 1580s.

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