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1. a frivolous or flirtatious girl
2. (Chemistry) a firework or whirling top that fizzes as it moves
3. (Angling) a variant of fishgig
4. (Law) slang Austral a police informer
(Law) (intr) slang Austral to inform on criminals to the police
[C16: probably from obsolete fise a breaking of wind + gig girl]
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|Noun||1.||fizgig - an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish|
harpoon - a spear with a shaft and barbed point for throwing; used for catching large fish or whales; a strong line is attached to it
implement - instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
leister - a spear with three or more prongs; used for spearing fish (especially salmon)
|2.||fizgig - a firework that fizzes as it moves|
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