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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gig /ˈgɪg/
 旋轉物,輕便雙輪馬車,賽艇,魚叉,記過,爵士樂演奏會(vi.)乘輕便雙輪馬車

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gig n.  A fiddle. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gig v. t.  To engender. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gig, n. A kind of spear or harpoon. See Fishgig.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gig, v. t. To fish with a gig.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gig, n.  A playful or wanton girl; a giglot.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gig, n.
 1. A top or whirligig; any little thing that is whirled round in play.
    Thou disputest like an infant; go, whip thy gig.   --Shak.
 2. A light carriage, with one pair of wheels, drawn by one horse; a kind of chaise.
 3. Naut. A long, light rowboat, generally clinkerbuilt, and designed to be fast; a boat appropriated to the use of the commanding officer; as, the captain's gig.
 4. Mach. A rotatory cylinder, covered with wire teeth or teasels, for teaseling woolen cloth.
 Gig machine, Gigging machine, Gig mill, or Napping machine. See Gig, 4.
 Gig saw. See Jig saw.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 gig
      n 1: long and light rowing boat; especially for racing
      2: an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching
         fish [syn: spear, fizgig, fishgig, lance]
      3: a cluster of hooks (without barbs) that is drawn through a
         school of fish to hook their bodies; used when fish are
         not biting
      4: tender that is a light ship's boat; often for personal use
         of captain
      5: small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and
         no hood
      6: a booking for musicians; "they played a gig in New Jersey"
      [also: gigging, gigged]