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''I caught one of the Rolling Stones' first gigs in Richmond''.
''Hey, when are we gonna get that hotel gig again?''
Any job, especially one that is temporary.
''I had this gig as a file clerk but it wasn't my style so I left.''
''Hey, that guy's got a great gig over at the bike shop. He hardly works all day.''
1820, Randall's Diary
- In search of lark, or some delicious gig, / The mind delights on, when 'tis in prime twig.
A forked spear for catching fish, frogs, or other small animals.
A two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage.
(RQ:Austen Pride and Prejudice)
1868, ''The Family Herald''
- Years ago the cravers for sensation were delighted with the real gig and horse with the aid of which Mr. Thurtell murdered Mr. Weare.
1967, William Styron, ''The Confessions of Nat Turner'', Vintage 2004, page 77:
- the room grew stifling warm and vapor clung to the windowpanes, blurring the throng of people still milling outside the courthouse, a row of tethered gigs and buggies, distant pine trees in a scrawny, ragged grove.
An open boat used to transport the captain of a ship, the captain's gig.
(quote-song) |title=The Flowers of Bermuda |album=(w) |publisher=(w) |location=Dundas, Ontario |year=1979 |note=track 6 |text=The captain's gig still lies before ye whole and sound, / It shall carry all o' we.
A demerit received for some infraction of military dress or deportment codes.
''I received gigs for having buttons undone.''
To engage in musical performances.
''The Stones were gigging around Richmond at the time''
''His older cousin was just gigging him about being in love with that girl from school.''
''His sergeant gigged him for an unmade bunk.''
''Clipped form of'' gigabyte.
''This picture is almost a gig; don't you wanna resize it?''
''My new computer has over 500 gigs of hard drive space.''
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