jigger


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a small amount of liquor

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a small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey

any small mast on a sailing vessel

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larval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including human beings causing intense irritation

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The Goossen engineering team found that the jigger was under-powered and replaced the first engine with a larger one.
Gentleman Jigger is a dialog-heavy novel, with the character Stuartt (correctly spelled)--clearly a stand-in for Nugent, who was in his early twenties when he wrote it--represented as the most fabulous artist and delightful person that one could hope to meet.
The greatest number of changes I have ever witnessed by a single jigger at one time has been at the John Arcand Fiddle Fest: in 2004, Raymond Shumi from Tisdale, Saskatchewan completed twenty-two changes; and in 2005 he completed twenty-one, winning the grand championship that year.
Metropolitan newspapers such as the New York Times, the Plain Dealer of Cleveland and the Detroit News and Detroit Free Press had to jigger their publishing schedules.
They'll jigger pension fund accounting, tinker with intangible accounting, etc.
There was a time when you could've typed in the letters "n-i-g-g-e-r" on eBay's search engine and pulled up "Tragic Mulatto" books, "Coon" ashtrays, "Sambo" or "Jigger" masks, "Picaninny" toys, "Uncle Tom" matchbooks, and tons of other so-called black memorabilia items.
He has also performed Jigger in Carousel and Curly in Oklahoma!
The Tetra Classic TCA/25 can fill tetrahedron-shaped jigger packs sized 12-20ml.
The theme, pondering the "construction of (dis-) identity," sounds somehow hopeful, with a jigger of wormwood thrown in to give it a wicked edge.
"Gram always took a little jigger of apple cider vinegar every morning," her granddaughter, Susan Larkin, recalls.
A 'jigger' is the local name for an electronic device, usually used with a whip, and is designed to deliver an electronic shock to the horse in a bid to produce a better performance on the track.
He's been sagging in the jigger, So she gave him down the banks, She had a right old cob on, He' s as thick as two short planks Keeping Dixie for the bizzys, For a bevy and some scran, Go to town on it, yer divvy, G/wed mate, you're the man.
The collection includes a wine cooler, PS14.50, cocktail shaker, PS9.50, jigger, PS3.50, and gin jug, PS15.
Typhoon offered the Kilner barrel dispenser for brandy, cognac, whiskey or other liquors, featuring an easy pouring tap, a stainless-steel measure jigger and a wood stand.