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Definition 1: any of various old rustic dances involving kicking and leaping - [noun denoting act]

(jig is a kind of ...) a style of dancing that originated among ordinary people (not in the royal courts)

Definition 2: a device that holds a piece of machine work and guides the tools operating on it - [noun denoting artifact]

(jig is a kind of ...) an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

"the device is small enough to wear on your wrist" "a device intended to conserve water"

Definition 3: a fisherman's lure with one or more hooks that is jerked up and down in the water - [noun denoting artifact]

(jig is a kind of ...) (angling) any bright artificial bait consisting of plastic or metal mounted with hooks and trimmed with feathers

Definition 4: music in three-four time for dancing a jig - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for jig in the sense of this definition

(jig is a kind of ...) music to dance to

Definition 5: dance a quick dance with leaping and kicking motions - [verb of motion]

(jig is a kind of ...) move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance

"My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"

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