However, we jigged it to some purpose; for, in eighteen hours and a half, we passed from London to Antwerp.
Robert jigged and skipped in front of her, almost singing his words.
Priscilla jigged all over the house like an excited brown leaf in a breeze.
Be jigged, Silas, ef you don't look like you've seed a ghost!
So, even while Michael jigged at his vigil, Nurse was arming the dining-room table for an encounter with greatness.
The other one stayed on the ground and jigged about all the time.
Arrived on the bridge, Ted stood still and "jigged" a little as usual.
Her small frame wriggled with emotion, and with imploring eyes she jigged impatiently just in front of me.
And, indeed, as I looked, through the tremble of the heat-mist the slender figure of Elizabeth Fortinbras jigged into view.
The wet clothes flapped in her face as she pegged them; danced and jigged on the line, bulged out and twisted.
"lively dance," 1560s, perhaps related to Middle French giguer "to dance," or to the source of German Geige "violin." Meaning "piece of sport, trick" is 1590s, now mainly in phrase the jig is up (first attested 1777 as the jig is over). As a verb from 1580s.