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- a light boat rowed with four, six, or eight long oars.
- a boat reserved for the use of the captain of a ship.
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The “captains gig,” a large open boat, was fitted with masts and salvaged sails.Giant anchors, wrecked boats and a ‘Liberty’ clock: Inside the storage site for Navy museum|Michael Ruane|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
The most notable example was the passage of Proposition 22, the success of which shows the power of gig companies with enough cash to write themselves out of the state’s employment laws.Morning Report: What Women Candidates and Officeholders Face|Voice of San Diego|November 9, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The measure saves gig companies big costs that they would’ve had to spend on paying employees and the full benefits that come with them.3 key takeaways from Uber’s latest pandemic-impacted quarter|Danielle Abril|November 6, 2020|Fortune
Fresh off of its success on Election Day, Uber is signaling that it will continue to push laws similar to the Proposition 22 measure approved by California voters that will keep gig workers classified as independent contractors.After Prop 22’s passage, Uber is taking its lobbying effort global|Kirsten Korosec|November 5, 2020|TechCrunch
California’s Prop 22 passed to the relief of gig companies like Uber and Lyft, which spent millions of dollars on the ballot initiative to continue classifying their drivers as independent contractors.Prop 22 and the ‘third way’ to classify gig workers|Danielle Abril|November 5, 2020|Fortune
They'd just spent two years gigging around Los Angeles to minimal effect.Remembering Weezer’s ‘The Blue Album,’ A Garage Rock Classic, on Its 20th Anniversary|Andrew Romano|May 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was really nice because all the real wrestlers in the dressing room gave me a standing ovation for gigging.
He told me the day he met me, he says, “Do you know what gigging is?”
It was on our way in return, when "gigging back," as the raftsmen term it, that I first caught a glimpse of success.Buckskin Mose|Buckskin Mose