Jigger mast. (Naut.) (a) The after mast of a four-masted vessel. (b) The small mast set at the stern of a yawl-rigged boat.

(Jig"ging) n. (Mining) The act or using a jig; the act of separating ore with a jigger, or wire- bottomed sieve, which is moved up and down in water.

Jigging machine. (a) (Mining) A machine for separating ore by the process of jigging. (b) (Metal Working) A machine with a rotary milling cutter and a templet by which the action of the cutter is guided or limited; — used for forming the profile of an irregularly shaped piece; a profiling machine.

(Jig"gish) a.

1. Resembling, or suitable for, a jig, or lively movement. Tatler.

2. Playful; frisky. [R.]

She is never sad, and yet not jiggish.

(Jig"gle) v. i. [Freq. of jig.] To wriggle or frisk about; to move awkwardly; to shake up and down.

(Jig"jog`) n. A jolting motion; a jogging pace.

(Jig"jog), a. Having a jolting motion.

(Jill) n. [See Gill sweetheart.] A young woman; a sweetheart. See Gill. Beau. & Fl.

(Jill"-flirt`) n. A light, giddy, or wanton girl or woman. See Gill-flirt.

(Jilt) n. [Contr. fr. Scot. jillet a giddy girl, a jill-flirt, dim. of jill a jill.] A woman who capriciously deceives her lover; a coquette; a flirt. Otway.

(Jilt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jilted; p. pr. & vb. n. Jilting.] To cast off capriciously or unfeelingly, as a lover; to deceive in love. Locke.

(Jilt), v. i. To play the jilt; to practice deception in love; to discard lovers capriciously. Congreve.

(Jim"crack`) n. See Gimcrack.

(Jim"-crow`) n. (Mach.)

1. A machine for bending or straightening rails.

2. A planing machine with a reversing tool, to plane both ways.

(Jim"my) n.; pl. Jimmies [Cf. Jemmy.] A short crowbar used by burglars in breaking open doors. [Written also jemmy.]

(Jimp) a. [Cf. Gimp, a.] Neat; handsome; elegant. See Gimp.

Jimson weed
(Jim"son weed`) See Jamestown weed. [Local, U.S.]

(Jin, Jinn) , n. See Jinnee. "Solomon is said to have had power over the jin." Balfour

(Jin*gal") n. [Hind. jangal a swivel, a large musket.] A small portable piece of ordnance, mounted on a swivel. [Written also gingal and jingall.] [India]

4. A pendulum rolling machine for slicking or graining leather; same as Jack, 4 (i).

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