jigging jigging

Definition(s):

  1. (n) music in three-four time for dancing a jig
  2. (n) a fisherman's lure with one or more hooks that is jerked up and down in the water
  3. (n) a device that holds a piece of machine work and guides the tools operating on it
  4. (n) any of various old rustic dances involving kicking and leaping
  5. (v) dance a quick dance with leaping and kicking motions

Usage(s):

  1. W'ason's findings: jigging on the job is a big help both in speed and efficiency.
  2. From jigging veins of rhyming mother wits And such conceits as clownage keeps in pay, We'll lead you to the stately tent of war, Where you shall hear the Scythian Tamburlaine.
  3. House while jigging through the crowd.

News

  1. Mumford & Sons bring Glastonbury jigging to an end

    By Isla Binnie PILTON, England (Reuters) - British folk band Mumford & Sons brought the annual Glastonbury festival jigging to a close on Sunday, capping three days of music, good-natured mayhem and minimal mud. The bluegrass-inspired set completed a trio of headline acts after British indie band Arctic Monkeys and veteran rockers the Rolling Stones played to crowds on the site attended by up to ...
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Celtic pipers compete at the Rockland County Feis

    The most familiar sound at a feis is normally the jigging of the accordions, keyboards and violins, the instruments that typically accompany Irish step-dancing.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  3. Fishing report for June 27

    Brent’s best bet: If you’re an early riser, you should plan a trip to Table Rock Lake. The action has been excellent from dawn to mid-morning. Fishermen accompanying guides have been catching smallmouth bass at first light on Zara Spooks. When that action slacks, they’re turning to white bass and catching big fish (including some in the 3- to 4-pound range) on chugger topwater baits and jigging ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: The Kansas City Star

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Quotes

  1. "I'm from a Metis background, I have Metis blood running through my veins and if you know anything about the Metis culture, we're very, very musical people," said Fleury. "So I grew up with fiddles and guitars and jigging and all that stuff."
    on Apr 29, 2010 By: Theo Fleury Source: Montreal Gazette

  2. "Can I make the point that Gary was appointed to a job and the next day half the company was sold," McGuire said. "Things have changed at the Nine Network in recent times. We are constantly re-jigging our management structure and this is...
    on May 10, 2007 By: Eddie McGuire Source: The Australian

  3. John Madejski added: "As soon as it was announced that Steve was leaving we had an avalanche of applications on our doorstep. I wouldn't rule out Steve coming back in the future; he is a real gentleman. We have to start re-jigging the club in a...
    on May 14, 2009 By: John Madejski Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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