verb (used without object), zigged, zig·ging.
  1. to move in one of the two directions followed in a zigzag course: He zigged when he should have zagged.

Origin of zig

First recorded in 1785–95; extracted from zigzag
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Word Origin and History for zig

1969, from zigzag.

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