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  1. (archaic) A two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage.
  2. (archaic) A forked spear for catching fish, frogs, or other small animals.
  3. (colloquial) A performing engagement by a musical group.
I caught one of the Rolling Stones' first gigs in Richmond
  1. (colloquial) Any temporary job.
I had this as a file clerk but it wasn't my style so I left
  1. (rare) A six-oared sea rowing boat commonly found in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
    verb (gigs, gigging, gigged)
    1. To catch with a gig.
    2. To engage in musical performances.
    The Stones were gigging around Richmond at the time
    1. To make fun of; to make a joke at someone's expense, often condescending.
    His older cousin was just gigging him about being in love with that girl from school.

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