Definitions for Jiggerˈdʒɪg ər
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shot glass, jigger, pony(noun)
a small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey
any small mast on a sailing vessel; especially the mizzenmast of a yawl
harvest mite, chigger, jigger, redbug(noun)
larval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including human beings causing intense irritation
A small glass or measuring vessel holding 1
Origin: [See Jig, n. & v.]
A double-ended vessel, generally of stainless steel or other metal, one end of which typically measures 1 1/2 fluid ounces, the other typically 1 fluid ounce.
One who jigs; a miner who sorts or cleans ore by the process of jigging.
The sieve used in jigging ore.
A measure of 1 1/2 fluid ounces of liquor.
A device for producing flatware.
A device used in the dyeing of cloth.
A pendulum rolling machine for slicking or graining leather.
A sandflea, Tunga penetrans, of the order Siphonaptera.
A wooden or metal headed golf club used to play low flying shots to the putting green from short distances.
To alter or adjust, particularly in ways not originally intended.
You'll have to jigger it from the original specifications to get it to work.
To use a jigger.
A light tackle, consisting of a double and single block and the fall, used for various purposes, as to increase the purchase on a topsail sheet in hauling it home; the watch tackle.
The smallest mast on a ship.
A small fishing vessel, rigged like a yawl.
A device used by fishermen to set their nets under the ice of frozen lakes. It consists of a plank of wood with an arm on it with a sharp metal tooth on the end of the arm. A rope is tied to the arm which, when pulled, propels the plank along the underside of the ice because the tooth catches the ice. Releasing the rope allows the tooth to sink away from the ice, and when the rope is tightened again, the tooth grabs the ice farther along, allowing the jigger to crawl along the underside of the ice.
An alleyway separating the backs of two rows of houses.
a species of flea (Sarcopsylla, / Pulex, penetrans), which burrows beneath the skin. See Chigoe
one who, or that which, jigs; specifically, a miner who sorts or cleans ore by the process of jigging; also, the sieve used in jigging
a horizontal table carrying a revolving mold, on which earthen vessels are shaped by rapid motion; a potter's wheel
a templet or tool by which vessels are shaped on a potter's wheel
a light tackle, consisting of a double and single block and the fall, used for various purposes, as to increase the purchase on a topsail sheet in hauling it home; the watch tackle
a small fishing vessel, rigged like a yawl
a supplementary sail. See Dandy, n., 2 (b)
a pendulum rolling machine for slicking or graining leather; same as Jack, 4 (i)
Origin: [See Jig, n. & v.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jig′gėr, n. a corruption of chigoe.
jig′gėr, n. anything that jigs: one of many kinds of subsidiary appliances, as an apparatus for separating ores by jolting in sieves in water, a simple potter's wheel or a template or profile used with it, a warehouse crane, the bridge or rest for the cue in billiards: an old-fashioned sloop-rigged boat: a one-horse street car: a machine for exhibiting on a dial at once the prices at which sales are made, controlled by electric mechanism with a key-board: (slang) a drink of whisky.—v.t. to jerk or shake.
The numerical value of Jigger in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Jigger in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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