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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gig (g hard).
 
A whipping top, made like a v.   1
        “Thou disputest like an infant. Go, whip thy gig.”—Shakespeare: Love’s Labour’s Lost, v. 1.
 


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