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Definition of Jiglike
1. resembling a jig [adj]
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Literary usage of Jiglike
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England by John Campbell Campbell (1846)
"... jiglike of politics, partly from disapprobation of the mea- Yorke. sures of the Government, and partly from considering how precarious must have been ..."
2. The Spaniard at Home by Mary F. Roulet, Mary F. Nixon-Roulet (1910)
"The swineherd is a curious fellow and seems almost like the Pied Piper of Hamlin Town, for he does but play a funny little jiglike tune on his pipe, ..."
3. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the edited by Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar (1920)
"This 'lively dance, of jiglike character, appears to date back to 1700 at least. The earlier ones are in triple measure, ..."
4. Report on "The Star-Spangled Banner," "Hail Columbia," "America," "Yankee by Oscar George Theodore Sonneck (1909)
"However, if a tune like Yankee Doodle was in Smith's opera "Ulysses," then this jiglike tune, must of necessity fit words in the libretto of this ..."
5. The Bride of Mission San José: A Tale of Early California by John Augustine Cull (1920)
"At a word from Filipo they sprang to horse and rode to the gate in jiglike trot. "Now, Senora Valentino," the girl said, "I shall leave word with my ..."