Definition of jig noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//dʒɪɡ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//dʒɪɡ//
    Styles of music
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  1. 1 a quick lively dance; the music for this dance an Irish jig See related entries: Styles of music
  2. 2 a device that holds something in position and guides the tools that are working on it
  3. Word Originmid 16th cent.: of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: jig

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