After, the restorative effects of “two jiggers from an old bottle of Wild Turkey,” he began the next chapter of his life.
The sand around Lukunga is a hot-bed for miniature fleas, or "jiggers."
"The jiggers are peach, soft and creamy," said Snorky with a pensive look.
My feet were all cut and scarred, and full of thorns and jiggers.1 My legs, too, were pretty badly scratched and torn.
jiggers are used to jerk fish from the water where there is no bait.
It is; he does not like it, he jiggers like a mad thing, rushes across the Big Pool, nearly on to the opposite bank.
The only cars that ran out there were those little "jiggers."
jiggers and vanners form the staple of the miner's ore-dressing machinery at the present day.
I can do just the plain little scallop; but I never could get these other jiggers!
From February 6th to the 12th I had to lie up, as I had jiggers in one of my toes, and the inflammation went to my groin.
An exclamation of alarm and warning: Jiggers, the heat's here
[probably connected with British dialect jigger, ''constable, police officer,'' found by 1857]
[giger, ''lock,'' is found by 1612, apparently coined by Thomas Dekker, and is probably the source of the third noun sense]