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: ME gigge, whirligig, prob. < Scand, as in Dan gig, whirling object, top, Norw dial. giga, to shake, totter < IE *gheigh- < base *ghei-, to gape > gape, giggle
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