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giglet

or gig·lot

[gig-lit]
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noun
  1. a giddy, playful girl.
  2. Archaic. a lascivious woman.
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Origin of giglet

First recorded in 1300–50, giglet is from the Middle English word gig(e)lot. See gig1, -let
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Historical Examples

  • She wept a bit, and then she began to laugh and, in fact, went on about it like a giglet wench of twenty-five.

    The Torch and Other Tales

    Eden Phillpotts