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jig1

jig1

 
pronunciation:
jIg
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a device used to hold material being cut, tooled, or the like, or to guide a tool.
definition 2: a type of fishing lure, usu. metal, often having feathers or other additions, and moved with a jerking action.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: jigged, jigging, jigs
definition: to secure or work on by using a jig.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to employ a jig, either in working with materials or in fishing.
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