Variant of gig
- a light, two-wheeled, open carriage drawn by one horse
- a long, light ship's boat, esp. one reserved for the commanding officer
Origin: for gig milla machine for raising nap on cloth
Origin: Middle English gigge, whirligig, probably from Scand, as inch(es) Danish gig, whirling object, top, Norwegian dialect, dialectal giga, to shake, totter from Indo-European an unverified form gheigh- from base an unverified form ghei-, to gape from source gape, giggle
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