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Word meaning jigger

n. A species of flea (Sarcopsylla, / Pulex, penetrans), which burrows beneath the skin. See Chigoe.
n. & v. 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.
n. & v. A horizontal table carrying a revolving mold, on which earthen vessels are shaped by rapid motion; a potter's wheel.
n. & v. A templet or tool by which vessels are shaped on a potter's wheel.
n. & v. 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.
n. & v. A small fishing vessel, rigged like a yawl.
n. & v. A supplementary sail. See Dandy, n., 2 (b).
n. A pendulum rolling machine for slicking or graining leather; same as Jack, 4 (i).


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