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jig·ger

(jig'ĕr),
Common name for Tunga penetrans.
See also: chigoe.

jigger

(jĭg′ər)
n.
1. See chigger.
2. See chigoe.

jigger

See chigoe.

jig·ger

(jig'ĕr)
Common name for Tunga penetrans.
See also: chigoe

jigger

chigger flea

jigger

see tunga penetrans. Called also chigoe or jigger flea.

jigger flea
see tunga penetrans.
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Sixty per cent of the people did not view jiggers as a normal infection that can be treated, but associated it with curses and witchcraft.
9) Although in most contemporary settings on the prairies jiggers no longer dance with partners, some jiggers maintain a traveling pattern when they are not executing the fancy steps.
A happy go lucky man, according to his family, Jigger was known throughout Brownhills for his love of whistling or singing a tune.
Jiggers, tiny 1mm fleas, burrow into exposed foot skin and stay for two weeks laying eggs, causing feet to swell.
Based in Washington, it is also undertaking a number of other innovative projects alongside the jigger system, including the development of an offshore drill mechanism for Exxon Mobil and the creation of a unique friction brake which is being designed to help get oil reserves out of North Sea fields which would otherwise be unreachable.
For such a tiny insect, the jigger flea has made itself quite a nuisance, and has a most unusual history.
The idea of the jigger is to dampen down the swell.
The most widely used method of portioning spirits is free-pouring, a technique in which bartenders hand measure liquor without a jigger, instead relying on an internal count or cadence to meter the flow rate.
An inquest was held last night at Brownhills, respecting the death of Bertie Lees (16), Ogley Square, Brownhills, who was killed while employed as a jigger at the Conduit Colliery last Friday.
The best acting performances are from Steve Tetlow as the desperado Jigger Craigan and Cathryn Moorhouse, who is the most convincingly American as Carrie.
Whether it's the climber high on a mountain who repaired his stove just before freezing or skiers who needed to jigger a binding back to life 14 miles from the car, the multi-tool has saved a legion of outdoor athletes from great misery or much worse.
Though the Fed may jigger with the money supply periodically, in the absence of inflation, it is committed to maintaining consumer spending and keeping the cost of capital low.