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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various old rustic dances involving kicking and leaping; A device that holds a piece of machine work and guides the tools operating on it; A fisherman's lure with one or more hooks that is jerked up and down in the water;

Usage examples (36)
  • Re-jig is short for rejigger which according to Merriam-Webster's means to alter or rearrange.
  • While a jig is a jig is a jig, head designs also vary according to purpose.
  • This jig is a big producer because it takes hardly any action to make fish hit it.
  • Plus you keep a better handle on where the jig is and you have a more direct line to the lure. for more
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