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

 jig·ger /ˈʤɪgɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 jig·ger /ˈʤɪgɚ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jig·ger n.
 1. Zool. A species of flea (Tunga penetrans, or Sarcopsylla penetrans, or  Pulex penetrans), which burrows beneath the skin; called also jigger flea. See Chigoe.
 2. Zool. Any one of several species of small red mites (esp. Tetranychus irritans and Tetranychus Americanus) of the family Trombiculidae, which, in the larval or leptus stage, burrow beneath the skin of man and various animals, causing great annoyance.  Also called chigger. [Southern U. S.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jig·ger, n.
 1. One who, or that which, jigs; specifically, a miner who sorts or cleans ore by the process of jigging; also, the sieve used in jigging.
 2. Pottery (a) A horizontal table carrying a revolving mold, on which earthen vessels are shaped by rapid motion; a potter's wheel. (b) A template or tool by which vessels are shaped on a potter's wheel.
 3. Naut. (a) A light tackle, consisting of a double and single block and the fall, used for various purposes, as to increase the purchase on a topsail sheet in hauling it home; the watch tackle. --Totten. (b) A small fishing vessel, rigged like a yawl. [New Eng.] (c) A supplementary sail. See Dandy, n., 2 (b).
 4. A pendulum rolling machine for slicking or graining leather; same as Jack, 4 (i).
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jig·ger v. t.  To move, send, or drive with a jerk; to jerk; also, to drive or send over with a jerk, as a golf ball.
    He could jigger the ball o'er a steeple tall as most men would jigger a cop.    --Harper's Mag.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chig·oe Chig·re n.  Zool. A species of flea (Tunga penetrans, formerly Pulex penetrans), common in the West Indies and South America, which often attacks the feet or any exposed part of the human body, and burrowing beneath the skin produces great irritation. When the female is allowed to remain and breed, troublesome sores result, which are sometimes dangerous. See Jigger. [Written also chegre, chegoe, chique, chigger, jigger.]
 Note:The name is sometimes erroneously given to certain mites or ticks having similar habits.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey
           [syn: shot glass, pony]
      2: any small mast on a sailing vessel; especially the
         mizzenmast of a yawl [syn: jiggermast]
      3: larval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including
         human beings causing intense irritation [syn: harvest
         mite, chigger, redbug]