gig

Part of speech: noun

A light, two wheeled, one- horse vehicle.

Part of speech: noun

A ship's boat.

Part of speech: noun

A pronged fish- spear; a set of hooks for catching fish by dragging.

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Usage examples "gig":

  1. The parson's wife came up in her gig from the valley, having heard the news, but she did not call. - "Pebbles on the Shore", Alpha of the Plough (Alfred George Gardiner).
  2. At noon they stopped for half an hour and Walthew lay in the stern- sheets of the gig where there was a patch of shade. - "The Coast of Adventure", Harold Bindloss.
  3. Directly afterwards the captain's gig passed Adair's boat. - "The Three Lieutenants", W.H.G. Kingston.