giglet

noun gig·let \ˈgiglə̇t\
variants: less commonly

giglot

\ˈgiglə̇t\

Definition of giglet

plural

-s

  1. 1 archaic :  a lascivious woman :  wanton set upon the giglet and beat her … soundly — S. H. Adams

  2. 2 :  a giddy frivolous frolicsome girl that overgrown giglet — Osbert Sitwell

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Origin and Etymology of giglet

Middle English gigelot, giggelot, probably from gigg, gigge silly girl


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