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Definition of Gig


  1. A fiddle.
  2. To engender.
  3. A kind of spear or harpoon. See Fishgig.
  4. To fish with a gig.
  5. A playful or wanton girl; a giglot.
  6. A top or whirligig; any little thing that is whirled round in play.
  7. A light carriage, with one pair of wheels, drawn by one horse; a kind of chaise.
  8. A long, light rowboat, generally clinkerbuilt, and designed to be fast; a boat appropriated to the use of the commanding officer; as, the captain's gig.
  9. A rotatory cylinder, covered with wire teeth or teasels, for teaseling woolen cloth.
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Gig Translations

gig in Spanish is calesa