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 (jĭg′ət, zhē-gō′)
1. A leg of mutton, lamb, or veal for cooking.
2. A leg-of-mutton sleeve.

[French, from Old French, diminutive of gigue, fiddle, from Middle High German gīge, from Old High German gīga.]


(ˈʒiːɡəʊ; ˈdʒɪɡət)
1. (Cookery) a leg of lamb or mutton
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a leg-of-mutton sleeve
[C16: from Old French: leg, a small fiddle, from gigue a fiddle, of Germanic origin]


(ˈdʒɪg ət, ʒiˈgoʊ)

1. a leg-of-mutton sleeve.
2. a leg of lamb or mutton.
[1520–30; < Middle French, appar. diminutive of gigue fiddle (< Germanic; compare Old High German gīga kind of fiddle); so called in allusion to its shape]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gigot - lamb leg suitable for roastinggigot - lamb leg suitable for roasting  
leg - the limb of an animal used for food
lamb roast, roast lamb - a cut of lamb suitable for roasting


[ˈʒiːgəʊ, ˈdʒɪgət] N (Culin) → gigot m


n (old)Hammelkeule f; gigot chop (Scot) → Hammelkotelett nt (mit Mark im Knochen)
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At the time whereof we are writing, though the Great George was on the throne and ladies wore gigots and large combs like tortoise- shell shovels in their hair, instead of the simple sleeves and lovely wreaths which are actually in fashion, the manners of the very polite world were not, I take it, essentially different from those of the present day: and their amusements pretty similar.
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Think pretty Poet's sleeves, billowing bishop's sleeves and gigot sleeves (also called the leg-of-mutton sleeve).
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