or gig·lot


Origin of giglet

First recorded in 1300–50, giglet is from the Middle English word gig(e)lot. See gig1, -let Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Word Origin and History for giglot

"lewd, wanton woman" (mid-14c.); later "a giddy, romping girl;" of unknown origin; cf. gig (n.1).

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