Giglot
Giglot Gig"lot, a. Giddi; light; inconstant; wanton. [Obs.] ``O giglot fortune!'' --Shak.

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  • Giglot — Gig lot, Giglet Gig let, n. [Cf. Icel. gikkr a pert, rude person, Dan. giek a fool, silly man, AS. gagol, g[ae]gl, lascivious, wanton, MHG. gogel wanton, giege fool, and E. gig a wanton person.] A wanton; a lascivious or light, giddy girl. [Obs.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • giglot — lewd, wanton woman (mid 14c.); later a giddy, romping girl; of unknown origin; Cf. GIG (Cf. gig) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • giglot — sb. == a loose girl. Pol. S. 154. AS. gagol …   Oldest English Words

  • giglot — gig·lot …   English syllables

  • giglot — noun see giglet …   Useful english dictionary

  • Giglet — Giglot Gig lot, Giglet Gig let, n. [Cf. Icel. gikkr a pert, rude person, Dan. giek a fool, silly man, AS. gagol, g[ae]gl, lascivious, wanton, MHG. gogel wanton, giege fool, and E. gig a wanton person.] A wanton; a lascivious or light, giddy girl …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gig — Gig, n. [OE. gigge. Cf. {Giglot}.] A playful or wanton girl; a giglot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • giglet — /gig lit/, n. 1. a giddy, playful girl. 2. Archaic. a lascivious woman. Also, giglot. [1300 50; ME gig(e)lot. See GIG1, LET] * * * …   Universalium

  • gigolette — [ ʒigɔlɛt ] n. f. • 1864; o. i., p. ê. de 1. gigue → gigolo 1 ♦ Fam. Fille délurée, facile. « Les demoiselles de bonne éducation ont remplacé les gigolettes » (Le Point, 1989). 2 ♦ (de 1. gigue) Cuisse de dinde dont le haut est désossé. ⇒… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • gigolo — [ ʒigɔlo ] n. m. • 1850; o. i., p. ê. du rad. de 1. gigue 1 ♦ Vx Amant d une gigolette. 2 ♦ (v. 1900) Mod. Fam. Jeune amant d une femme plus âgée qui l entretient. Elle a un gigolo. « Tu lui parleras en maître [à ta femme] mais pas en gigolo… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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