Categories: Music Theory
A lively dance of the British Isles originating in the 15th century or earlier, related to the hornpipe and the reel. It may have been the precursor of the baroque gigue.
- dance a quick dance with leaping and kicking motions
- A device in manufacturing, woodworking, or other creative endeavors for controlling the location, path of movement, or both of either a workpiece or the tool that is operating upon it. Subsets of this general class include machining jigs, woodworking jigs, welders' jigs, jewelers' jigs, and many others.