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jiggered

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj jiggered (British informal expletive) surprised "Well I'm jiggered!"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • jiggered Affected or infested with the jigger or chigoe.
    • jiggered See the etymology.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • p.adj Jiggered jig′ėrd a meaningless and needless substitute for a profane oath.
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Usage

In literature:

The most common form of machine in which pieces are dyed is the jigger, commonly called the jig, this is shown in figure 16.
"The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
If running up with the Jigger, drop her dead.
"Ade's Fables" by George Ade
Then we trims in the jigger and gets away from it.
"Torchy, Private Sec." by Sewell Ford
For my second I played a jigger to the green.
"Torchy As A Pa" by Sewell Ford
Jiggers, there he is around the back!
"A Son of the City" by Herman Gastrell Seely
I'll take a look at that transmitting jigger and send out a flash, I guess.
"The Pirate Shark" by Elliott Whitney
He stumbled over the rough ground that had been rutted by the wheels of the jigger wagons.
"Joan of Arc of the North Woods" by Holman Day
I'm jiggered, too, if I don't, ye young whelp!
"The Island Treasure" by John Conroy Hutcheson
How your neighbor got hold of this thing, I'm jiggered if I can guess.
"Jewel Weed" by Alice Ames Winter
DASHED IF I DON'T GET SOME MORE FLAGS FOR THE OLD JIGGER!
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, September 30, 1914" by Various
They call it the jigger, and, having a longer blade than the ordinary mashie, its users argue that it is easier to play with.
"The Complete Golfer [1905]" by Harry Vardon
Plates and saucers are made on a jigger.
"Makers of Many Things" by Eva March Tappan
Them jiggers had such an awful lot to say we skipped some of it.
"Treasure Valley" by Marian Keith
And I'll be jiggered if I stand fer any underhand work.
"Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher" by Eleanor Gates
These black specks are jiggers which can easily be transferred to a test tube.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
I had him put a jigger on me; kept it up for four years.
"Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist" by Alexander Berkman
Them cocktail jiggers ain't strong or nothin'.
"Paradise Bend" by William Patterson White
Say, Hazel, lemme throw this jigger out, will you?
"The Rider of Golden Bar" by William Patterson White
The jigger has a revolving head, fitted to receive moulds.
"Pottery, for Artists Craftsmen & Teachers" by George J. Cox
African natives are very clever at digging out the jigger.
"Seven Legs Across the Seas" by Samuel Murray
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In poetry:

The PANTHER'S captain stood hard by,
He was a man of morals strict
If e'er a sailor winked his eye,
Straightway he had that sailor licked,
Mast-headed all (such was his code)
Who dashed or jiggered, blessed or blowed.
"Babette's Love" by William Schwenck Gilbert
He's in Blankby Town Museum now for all the world to see,
With a label underneath him, "Heathen Idol from Fiji";
And if there is a moral in this story strange but true,
Well I only hope you see it — I'll be jiggered if I do!
"The Figurehead" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

Bright salmon were being caught around Shanghai Bend by trollers and jiggers, but you have to get on the water very early to get a decent spot.
On Father's Day, my family and I were sitting under a huge oak tree in front of the Jigger Shop (located in Mount Gretna, PA), while we speedily licked our ice cream before the sun beat us to it.
Jigger's owner Iva Reynhaut talks to her customers, while below waitress Lauren DelSignore totals up some checks.
The Economic Downturn and GOP's Lack of Power Force Family Research Council to Re- jigger .
In light of the economic recession and the Democrats' across-the-board power in Washington, the Family Research Council is doing some re-jiggering.
Jigger 's Grill 1645 Veterans Memorial Blvd, 504.828.3555.
Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders have announced an agreement to re-jigger the tax code raising roughly $2 billion in revenue beyond what was in place before a temporary surcharge was enacted in 2009.
Shaker (two-piece Boston and/or three-piece cobbler), bar spoons, Hawthorne and tea strainer, jigger, bar knife, juicer, muddler.
Jiggers jigged lighted jigs, jigs stacked three high on the terminal end of their fishing lines.
A new child- resistant jigger for mouthwash is now available from Sunbeam Plastics (Evansville, IN).
The History of Whisk(e)Y in Jiggers and Shots, Edited by William M Down (Sterling Epicure).
1 1/2 ounce jigger dark rum.
1 1/2 ounce jigger Cointreau.
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