Definitions for "Jigger"
Keywords:  bartender, ounce, liquor, poured, shot
A small glass or measuring vessel holding 1½ ounces (45 ml), used mostly for measuring liquor or drinking whiskey; also, the quantity of liquid held in a jigger.
American bar measure 40ml. or 1.5 imperial ounces.
a unit of volume for liquor, usually considered equal to 1.5 (U.S.) fluid ounces or 44.360 milliliters.
Keywords:  burrow, larval, mite, chigoe, tunga
A species of flea (Tunga penetrans, or Sarcopsylla penetrans, or Pulex penetrans), which burrows beneath the skin; called also jigger flea. See Chigoe.
Any one of several species of small red mites (esp. Tetranychus irritans and Tetranychus Americanus) of the family Trombiculidae, which, in the larval or leptus stage, burrow beneath the skin of man and various animals, causing great annoyance. Also called chigger.
larval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including human beings causing intense irritation
Keywords:  yawl, mast, mizzenmast, barque, sail
A small fishing vessel, rigged like a yawl.
A supplementary sail. See Dandy, n., 2 (b).
Another name for the mizzen on a ketch or yawl
A horizontal table carrying a revolving mold, on which earthen vessels are shaped by rapid motion; a potter's wheel.
A template or tool by which vessels are shaped on a potter's wheel.
a machine which carries a revolving mould, in which the clay is shaped by a " former," which is brought down into the mould and held in place by means of a lever
US spirit measure of 1.5 fl. oz. Also an old name for an illicit distillery.
Obsolute name for an illicit distillery
Keywords:  thingamajig
A thingamajig.
Keywords:  iron, fairway, andrews, loft, pub
Term given to a wooden shafted #8 iron when discussing antique clubs.
the traditional pitching iron used to get out of deep rough. Usually shorter than the typical wedge.
Another name for "4 iron"
A pendulum rolling machine for slicking or graining leather; same as Jack, 4 (i).
A machine in which fabric in open width is transferred repeatedly back and forth from one roller to another and passes each time through a relatively small volume of a dyebath or other liquid. Jigs are frequently used for dyeing, scouring, bleaching and finishing.
Keywords:  windlass, sheave, hind, aboard, tension
A piece of rope about five feet long, with a block at one end and a sheave at the other. Used to pull back (tension) the hind part of a cable, when it is pulled aboard ship by means of a windlass.
A small, light, or light-running mechanical contrivance, causing when in use a rapid, jerky motion. Any subordinate mechanical contrivance to which no more definite name is attached. A warehouse crane.
Keywords:  jih, ger, synonym, 'penis
jih-ger A synonym for 'penis.'
Keywords:  topsail, hauling, tackle, double, fall
A light tackle, consisting of a double and single block and the fall, used for various purposes, as to increase the purchase on a topsail sheet in hauling it home; the watch tackle.
Keywords:  axe
an essential for the beginning home barkeep
Term, commonly used in the late 19th century/early 20th century, to refer to a high- frequency transformer used in early spark transmitter s to couple the aerial circuit to the oscillation-generating circuit. In modern terms, a type of transformer.
Keywords:  cutter, coal, rooting
For rooting out the coal where there was no coal cutter.
Keywords:  sieve, sorts, miner, cleans, process
One who, or that which, jigs; specifically, a miner who sorts or cleans ore by the process of jigging; also, the sieve used in jigging.
Keywords:  whiskey, adequate, swallow, glass, hold
a small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey
a long cylinder with a piston inside and the piston rod extending through the end of the cylinder
Keywords:  zealand, australia, transit, new
Transit (Australia and New Zealand)
Keywords:  golf, jerk, drive, send, move
To move, send, or drive with a jerk; to jerk; also, to drive or send over with a jerk, as a golf ball.
Keywords:  cones, end, device, two
a device that has two cones on either end