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Definition of Jigger

Jigger n. means: A species of flea (Sarcopsylla, / Pulex, penetrans), which burrows beneath the skin. See Chigoe.

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Jigger n. means: A species of flea (Sarcopsylla, / Pulex, penetrans), which burrows beneath the skin. See Chigoe.

Meaning of Jigger

Jigger (n.) means: A species of flea (Sarcopsylla, / Pulex, penetrans), which burrows beneath the skin. See Chigoe.

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Throw (n.): A potter's wheel or table; a jigger. See 2d Jigger, 2 (a).

Pique (n.): The jigger. See Jigger.

Bicho (n.): See Jigger.

Jigger (n. & v.): A supplementary sail. See Dandy, n., 2 (b).

Dandy (n.): A sloop or cutter with a jigger on which a lugsail is set.

Jig (v. t.): To sort or separate, as ore in a jigger or sieve. See Jigging, n.

Jigger (n. & v.): A small fishing vessel, rigged like a yawl.

Jigger (n. & v.): A templet or tool by which vessels are shaped on a potter's wheel.

Jigging (n.): The act or using a jig; the act of separating ore with a jigger, or wire-bottomed sieve, which is moved up and down in water.

Jigger (n.): A pendulum rolling machine for slicking or graining leather; same as Jack, 4 (i).

Jigger (n.): A species of flea (Sarcopsylla, / Pulex, penetrans), which burrows beneath the skin. See Chigoe.

Frigatoon (n.): A Venetian vessel, with a square stern, having only a mainmast, jigger mast, and bowsprit; also a sloop of war ship-rigged.

Jigger (n. & v.): A horizontal table carrying a revolving mold, on which earthen vessels are shaped by rapid motion; a potter's wheel.

Dandy (n.): A small sail carried at or near the stern of small boats; -- called also jigger, and mizzen.

Jigger (n. & v.): 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.

Jigger (n. & v.): 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.

Chigre (n.): A species of flea (Pulex penetrans), common in the West Indies and South America, which often attacks the feet or any exposed part of the human body, and burrowing beneath the skin produces great irritation. When the female is allowed to remain and breed, troublesome sores result, which are sometimes dangerous. See Jigger.

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Meaning of jigger (2)

jigger (2) means: In Tottenham, North London a jigger was a homemade go-kart constructed from a scaffold plank, a set of 'class' pram wheels, a big bolt and rope. (for steering) e.g. "Wanna help me build a jigger?".

Meaning of JIGGER

JIGGER means: Jigger is slang for the penis.Jigger is derogatory British slang for a black person.

Meaning of Jigger

Jigger means: (1) A light tackle consisting of a double and single block used for many small purposes onboard. (2) Aft sail on the mizzen mast of a yawl or a ketch, or on the jigger:mast of a schooner.

Meaning of Jigger

Jigger means: A very small space of time

Meaning of JIGGER

JIGGER means: Full tonnage of "dead" freight

Meaning of jigger

jigger means: Noun. An alleyway, back passage. [Liverpool use]

Meaning of jigger

jigger means: An alley behind rows of terraced houses in the Merseyside part of Lancs. Also sometimes called a "Jowler"..."back-entry" or if it is one of the "posh" kind and very broad?(usually they are only about 3 feet wide!!) they where called "Widey's",

Meaning of Yawl

Yawl means: 1. A ship's boat resembling a pinnace, but somewhat smaller, usually with four or six oars. 2. A small sailing-boat of the cutter class, with a jigger. 3. A small fishing boat

Meaning of Throw

Throw means: A potter's wheel or table; a jigger. See 2d Jigger, 2 (a).

Meaning of Pique

Pique means: The jigger. See Jigger.

Meaning of Bicho

Bicho means: See Jigger.

Meaning of Jigger

Jigger means: A supplementary sail. See Dandy, n., 2 (b).

Meaning of Dandy

Dandy means: A sloop or cutter with a jigger on which a lugsail is set.

Meaning of Jig

Jig means: To sort or separate, as ore in a jigger or sieve. See Jigging, n.

Meaning of Jigger

Jigger means: A small fishing vessel, rigged like a yawl.

Meaning of Jigger

Jigger means: A templet or tool by which vessels are shaped on a potter's wheel.

Meaning of Jigging

Jigging means: The act or using a jig; the act of separating ore with a jigger, or wire-bottomed sieve, which is moved up and down in water.

Meaning of Jigger

Jigger means: A pendulum rolling machine for slicking or graining leather; same as Jack, 4 (i).

Meaning of Jigger

Jigger means: A species of flea (Sarcopsylla, / Pulex, penetrans), which burrows beneath the skin. See Chigoe.

Meaning of Frigatoon

Frigatoon means: A Venetian vessel, with a square stern, having only a mainmast, jigger mast, and bowsprit; also a sloop of war ship-rigged.

Meaning of Jigger

Jigger means: A horizontal table carrying a revolving mold, on which earthen vessels are shaped by rapid motion; a potter's wheel.

Meaning of Dandy

Dandy means: A small sail carried at or near the stern of small boats; -- called also jigger, and mizzen.

Meaning of Jigger

Jigger means: 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.

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Meaning of Boss

Boss means: A protuberant ornament on any work, either of different material from that of the work or of the same, as upon a buckler or bridle; a stud; a knob; the central projection of a shield. See Umbilicus.

Meaning of Coversed sine

Coversed sine means: The versed sine of the complement of an arc or angle. See Illust. of Functions.

Meaning of Fair

Fair means: Free from any marked characteristic; average; middling; as, a fair specimen.

Meaning of Float

Float means: The hollow, metallic ball of a self-acting faucet, which floats upon the water in a cistern or boiler.

Meaning of Reapply

Reapply means: To apply again.

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