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Jigger

Jig´ger   Pronunciation: jĭg´gẽr
n.1.(Zool.) A species of flea (Tunga penetrans, or Sarcopsylla penetrans, or Pulex penetrans), which burrows beneath the skin; called also jigger flea. See Chigoe.
2.(Zool.) Any one of several species of small red mites (esp. Tetranychus irritans and Tetranychus Americanus) of the family Trombiculidae, which, in the larval or leptus stage, burrow beneath the skin of man and various animals, causing great annoyance. Also called chigger.
1.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.
2.(Pottery) A horizontal table carrying a revolving mold, on which earthen vessels are shaped by rapid motion; a potter's wheel.
3.(Naut.) 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.
4.A pendulum rolling machine for slicking or graining leather; same as Jack, 4 (i).
5.A small glass or measuring vessel holdingounces (45 ml), used mostly for measuring liquor or drinking whiskey; also, the quantity of liquid held in a jigger.
6.A thingamajig.
Jigger mast
a - (Naut.) The after mast of a four-masted vessel
b - The small mast set at the stern of a yawl-rigged boat.
v. t.1.To move, send, or drive with a jerk; to jerk; also, to drive or send over with a jerk, as a golf ball.
He could jigger the ball o'er a steeple tall as most men would jigger a cop.
- Harper's Mag.
Noun1.jigger - a small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey
Synonyms: shot glass, pony
2.jigger - any small mast on a sailing vessel; especially the mizzenmast of a yawl
Synonyms: jiggermast
3.jigger - larval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including human beings causing intense irritation
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Jigger mast
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