Wigwagging
Wigwag Wig"wag`, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Wigwagged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wigwagging}.] To move to and fro, to wag. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • wigwagging — n. sending of maritime message by lights or waving flags; message sent by lights or waving flags v. move back and forth; send message by lights and waving flags …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wigwag — I. verb Etymology: English dialect wig to move + English wag Date: 1892 transitive verb 1. to signal by wigwagging 2. to cause to wigwag intransitive verb 1. to send a signal by or as if by a flag or light waved according to a code 2. to make a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wigwag — [c]/ˈwɪgwæg/ (say wigwag) verb (wigwagged, wigwagging) –verb (t) 1. to move (something) to and fro. –verb (i) 2. to move to and fro. 3. Navy, etc. to signal by movements of two flags or the like waved according to a code. –noun Navy, etc. 4.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • wig´wag´ger — wig|wag «WIHG WAG», verb, wagged, wag|ging, noun. –v.t., v.i. 1. to move to and fro; wag. 2. to signal by waving or holding a single flag or light in various positions according to a code. The three motions used in wigwagging represent a dot, a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wig|wag — «WIHG WAG», verb, wagged, wag|ging, noun. –v.t., v.i. 1. to move to and fro; wag. 2. to signal by waving or holding a single flag or light in various positions according to a code. The three motions used in wigwagging represent a dot, a dash, and …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wigwag — Wig wag , v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Wigwagged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wigwagging}.] To move to and fro, to wag. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wigwag — Wig wag , n. [See {Wigwag}, v. t. & i.] Act or art of wigwagging; a message wigwagged; chiefly attributive; as, the wigwag code. {Wig wag er}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wigwager — Wigwag Wig wag , n. [See {Wigwag}, v. t. & i.] Act or art of wigwagging; a message wigwagged; chiefly attributive; as, the wigwag code. {Wig wag er}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wigwagged — Wigwag Wig wag , v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Wigwagged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wigwagging}.] To move to and fro, to wag. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Signal Corps (United States Army) — U.S. Army Signal Corps Coat of Arms Active 3 March 1863 – Present Country …   Wikipedia

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