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1 jigger

A small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey.

synonyms: pony, shot glass.

Roget 215: support, ground, foundation, base, basis; terra firma; bearing, fulcrum, bait [U.S.], caudex crib; point d'appui [Fr.], pou sto [Gr.], purchase footing, hold, ... show more

Roget 272: vehicle, conveyance, carriage, caravan, van; common carrier; wagon, waggon, wain, dray, cart, lorry.    truck, tram; ... show more

Dutch: borrelglas, jeneverglas
Polish: kolejka

2 jigger

Any small mast on a sailing vessel; especially the mizzenmast of a yawl.

synonym: jiggermast.

Dutch: jagermast
Polish: stermaszt

3 jigger

Larval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including human beings causing intense irritation.

synonyms: chigger, harvest mite, redbug.

Moby thesaurus: affair, angler, article, artifact, cat flea, chigoe, cockroach, concern, crab, dibber, dibbler, dingus, dofunny, dog flea, dohickey, dojigger, dojiggy, domajig, domajigger, doodad ... show more.

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