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Jig, subst. a facetious metrical composition, a ludicrous ballad; or a merry dance accompanying it: “all my merry --s are quite forgot,” Pilgr. 253. “a Scotch j.” Ado II, 1, 77. “profound Salomon to tune a j.” LLL IV, 3, 168. “my very walk should be a j.” Tw. I, 3, 138. “he's for a j. or a tale of bawdry,” Hml. II, 2, 522.*
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