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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.]
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]
gig•ot(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]