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a commitment, as for a performance by an entertainer

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long and light rowing boat

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an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish

a cluster of hooks (without barbs) that is drawn through a school of fish to hook their bodies

tender that is a light ship's boat

small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage

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a booking for musicians

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It never occurred to me till the following day that I might have been able to track her by the wheel-marks of the gig on the dusty summer road.
In the sunken woods that traverse the neighbourhood of the burying- ground the last glimmer failed them, and it became necessary to kindle a match and re-illumine one of the lanterns of the gig.
The grave, in which they now stood almost to the shoulders, was close to the edge of the plateau of the graveyard; and the gig lamp had been propped, the better to illuminate their labours, against a tree, and on the immediate verge of the steep bank descending to the stream.
They had both been wetted to the skin during their operations, and now, as the gig jumped among the deep ruts, the thing that stood propped between them fell now upon one and now upon the other.
When at last the flickering blue flame had been transferred to the wick and began to expand and clarify, and shed a wide circle of misty brightness round the gig, it became possible for the two young men to see each other and the thing they had along with them.
A wild yell rang up into the night; each leaped from his own side into the roadway: the lamp fell, broke, and was extinguished; and the horse, terrified by this unusual commotion, bounded and went off toward Edinburgh at a gallop, bearing along with it, sole occupant of the gig, the body of the dead and long-dissected Gray.
He had just added the desired words and figures, and had given the revised letter to Arnold, when Sir Patrick returned to announce that the gig was waiting.
All is," he added, with another whimsical smile, as he stepped out on to the porch, "I wish I could prescribe her--and buy her--as I would a box of pills;--though if there gets to be many of her in the world, you and I might as well go to ribbon-selling and ditch-digging for all the money we'd get out of nursing and doctoring," he laughed, picking up the reins and stepping into the gig.
Under the porte-cochere she found the doctor waiting in his gig.
He sent to engage the Woolpack gig for an early hour the next morning; but this order was not kept religiously a secret by the landlord.
The gigs had leaned to their right, but Hunter and I pulled straight in, in the direction of the stockade upon the chart.
There was a slight bend in the coast, and I steered so as to put it between us; even before we landed we had thus lost sight of the gigs.
The Square Chapel in Halifax is among venues running the 'gig buddies' idea which sees people volunteer to buddy up with a person with a learning disability to attend gigs, concerts, theatre, cinema or museums.
From a solo entrepreneur in Fairmount to a family of five in Wahpeton, Midco Xstream Gig uses our state-of-the-art network to provide super-fast, reliable speeds through a modem, said Midco President & CEO Pat McAdaragh.
Gig Workers in America: Profiles, Mindsets and Financial Wellness reveals that the majority of respondents who work solely as temporary or contract workers don't have access to employer-sponsored retirement or insurance plans, and report making only 58 percent as much as those who hold traditional full-time jobs, on average.