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jigger

1. n. a drink of whiskey. (The standard term for a small container used for measuring the right amount of liquor for a drink.) How about another jigger of that shine?
2. n. a cigarette. You got a jigger I can bum?
3. n. a gadget. Toss me one of those copper jiggers there in the box.

jiggered

1. mod. damned. Well, I’ll be jiggered!
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. (see also jigger.) Todd was more than just a little jiggered.
See also: jigger
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Jiggers, tiny 1mm fleas, burrow into exposed foot skin and stay for two weeks laying eggs, causing feet to swell.
Michael said: "I'm kind of gutted to be missing the Dunhill, but it's really exciting to be dancing and I know that the Jigger pub by the Old Course Hotel would have been full of my mates looking at the TV screen.
Despite its notoriety, the jigger flea is not regarded as a serious threat to health (Ugbomoiko, Ofoezie, Heukelbach, 2007, p.
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The greatest number of changes I have ever witnessed by a single jigger at one time has been at the John Arcand Fiddle Fest: in 2004, Raymond Shumi from Tisdale, Saskatchewan completed twenty-two changes; and in 2005 he completed twenty-one, winning the grand championship that year.
The five tonne steel statue, at the junction of High Street and Chester Road North, by artist John McKenna, is to be known informally as Jigger in tribute to the dead miner and to all those who lost their lives in the coal industry.
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Tom Cane, fishing from his own boat, used a jigger baited with fresh mackerel to take a 16lb cod.
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