Palmer gigged in bands before he started writing about them.
After steaming, the cloth is thoroughly matted and gigged again, care being taken to avoid stirring up the ground nap.
Well, the cloth is gigged there on the big machines the first thing after it leaves the fulling mills and washers.
If this be true, I hope my goblet has gigged another golden goblet; and then they may carry double upon all four.
"light carriage, small boat," 1790, perhaps, on notion of bouncing, from Middle English ghyg "spinning top" (in whyrlegyg, mid-15c.), also "giddy girl" (early 13c., also giglet), from Old Norse geiga "turn sideways," or Danish gig "spinning top."
"job," first used by jazz musicians, attested from 1915 but said to have been in use c.1905; of uncertain origin. As a verb, by 1939. Related: Gigged; gigging.
: their glam-rock band, Nancy Boy, which has already gigged on both coasts/ I forget whether we're gigging in Basin Street or Buenos Aires
[origin unknown; musicians' senses are extensions of earlier meanings, ''spree, dance, party,'' found by 1777]
An old car
[1950+; fr gig, ''one-horse carriage'']