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jig up

[OED jig to do a lively, rapid, springy kind of dance] v. phr. to dance: 1978 Dey got what dey call a disco. Dese young peepul jiggin' up an' sweatin' deyself up (Dupuch 31). (Gen.)

Tags: dance, verb, verb phrase

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Last update: 2011-05-31 18:08
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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