jiglike


jiglike
Resembling a jig (dance) or some aspect of one.

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  • hornpipe — /hawrn puyp /, n. 1. an English folk clarinet having one ox horn concealing the reed and another forming the bell. 2. a lively jiglike dance, originally to music played on a hornpipe, performed usually by one person, and traditionally a favorite… …   Universalium

  • jig — jig1 /jig/, n., v., jigged, jigging. n. 1. Mach. a plate, box, or open frame for holding work and for guiding a machine tool to the work, used esp. for locating and spacing drilled holes; fixture. 2. Angling. any of several devices or lures, esp …   Universalium

  • hornpipe — horn•pipe [[t]ˈhɔrnˌpaɪp[/t]] n. 1) mad an English folk clarinet having one ox horn concealing the reed and another forming the bell 2) mad a lively jiglike dance, orig. to music played on a hornpipe, performed usu. by one person, and… …   From formal English to slang

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