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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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Omeny said 350 people from Butula subcounty were interviewed in late 2015 to assess the status of knowledge, attitude and practices on jigger infestation.
Since arriving in Africa during the 19th century, the jigger flea has spread across the continent, hitching a ride on the soles of people's feet.
This step/kick can also vary significantly between jiggers, such as what part of the foot touches the floor: some jiggers may not even touch the floor, keeping their foot slightly aloft; while others may touch down with the toe, others at the ball of the foot, and others with the entire foot.
When it comes to jiggers, there are also many options to consider: the only not being the choice not to use them.
One of the boats, the "Lady Mary II" in one hour had 94lb of cod, all in the 4lb to 5lb weight range using red hoki's and jiggers.
Formerly known as 'The Final Run iNs', JIGGERS is the alter ego of artists Nathan Carter and Matthew Ronay.
IRISH jiggers Spirit Of The Dance kicked up a storm on Jim Davidson Presents (Friday, BBC1).
In barware, spotlighted at the show, accessory items such as bar knives, jiggers and bottle openers are packaged in attractive presentation boxes, ready to be given as gifts.
With over 60 years experience and thousands of machines sold throughout the world, Mezzera is an ideal partner to supply a range of jiggers for all the needs, from the smallest for sampling to the so-called 'Jumbo' machine and to the high temperature one called 'Celsius'.
Best methods have been jiggers, hokis and daylights baited with mackerel strip.
Controlling portioning through the use of jiggers or shot glasses is a sensible, cost-effective solution, primarily because all parties involved can see exactly how much spirits is being poured.
So cover up toes with boots, wear trousers that have been saturated with repellent, and apply insect spray regularly to keep those jiggers at bay.
Catches have been made on jiggers and daylights from offshore wrecks 10 to 12 miles out.
Private boats out of the Tyne report reasonable numbers of cod on baited hokis and daylights and jiggers from the 'Yellow Can' off St Mary's Island.
Another Amble boat, The Solitaire skippered by Kevin Henderson, fished the hard ground using jiggers, hokis and daylights and his party had cod to 8lb.