Jigging
Jig Jig, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jigged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jigging}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To sing to the tune of a jig. [1913 Webster]

Jig off a tune at the tongue's end. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To trick or cheat; to cajole; to delude. --Ford. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mining) To sort or separate, as ore in a jigger or sieve. See {Jigging}, n. [1913 Webster]

4. (Metal Working) To cut or form, as a piece of metal, in a jigging machine. [1913 Webster]


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