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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.
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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.
"It's entirely appropriate that the statue is named Jigger to Jack Taylor's memory as well as to the miners of the town.
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