Definition of Jiggers

1. Noun. (plural of jigger) ¹



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Definition of Jiggers

1. jigger [v] - See also: jigger

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jiggers

jigajigs
jigajog
jigajogs
jigamaree
jigamarees
jigga-jigga
jiggambob
jiggambobs
jigged
jiggeh
jiggehs
jigger
jiggered
jiggering
jiggermast
jiggers (current term)
jiggery-pokery
jigget
jiggier
jiggiest
jigging
jiggings
jiggish
jiggle
jiggled
jiggler
jigglers
jiggles
jigglier
jiggliest

Literary usage of Jiggers

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1. A Treatise on Concentration of All Kinds of Ores: Including the Chlorination by Guido Küstel (1868)
"The jiggers are generally suspended on a rod connected with a lever, ... The new construction of self-discharging jiggers is, therefore, a great improvement ..."

2. History of California by Theodore Henry Hittell (1898)
"... in English jiggers. In November, 1/86, the Marques de Sonora, / viceroy of Mexico, wrote to Ugarte y Loyola that he had received a letter from the ..."

3. Machinery for Metalliferous Mines: A Practical Treatise for Mining Engineers by Edward Henry Davies (1894)
"jiggers AND JIGGING.—The ore, after having been properly sized in the trommels, is fed direct into machines called jiggers, which effect the separation of ..."

4. A Treatise on Metalliferous Minerals and Mining by David Christopher Davies (1881)
"jg, A, into the jiggers F, G, H, and the stuff from i and K through troughs i, t, into either buddies or trunks. c, D, E, G, H, are six of Davies's Patent ..."

5. My Personal Experiences in Equatorial Africa: As Medical Officer of the Emin by Thomas Heazle Parke (1891)
"... forest—Strange finds in the villages—Zanzibari method of cooking fowls—Ticks and "jiggers'*—Fine features of the natives—Accident to our biscuits— Heavy ..."

6. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"... (jiggers). The members of this family are not confined to one host. Three genera are known and tabulate as follows :— a. Hind coxa without a patch of ..."

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