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Singular
Jig

Plural
Jigs

Jig (plural Jigs)
  1. (music) A light, brisk musical movement; a gigue.
  2. (traditional Irish music and dance) A lively dance in 6/8 time; a tune suitable for such a dance. By extension, a lively traditional tune in 6/8 time.
  3. (traditional English Morris dancing) A dance performed by one or sometimes two individual dancers, as opposed to a dance performed by a set or team.
  4. (fishing) A type of lure consisting of a hook molded into a weight, usually with a bright or colorful body.
  5. A device in manufacturing, woodworking, or other creative endeavors for controlling the location, path of movement, or both of either a workpiece or the tool that is operating upon it. Subsets of this general class include machining jigs, woodworking jigs, welders' jigs, jewelers' jigs, and many others.
    Cutting circles out of pinewood is best done with a compass-style jig.

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Infinitive
to Jig

Third person singular
jigs

Simple past
jigged

Past participle
jigged

Present participle
jigging

to Jig (third-person singular simple present jigs, present participle jigging, simple past and past participle jigged)
  1. To move briskly, especially as a dance.
  2. (fishing) To fish with a jig.

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