"It's a temporary gig," Jessi said.
He was driving toward Pierre in a covered gig, sitting beside a young surgeon, and on recognizing Pierre he told the Cossack who occupied the driver's seat to pull up.
But I've got to say, this whole gig would have gone a lot smoother if you and the old man hadn't been so nosy.
My father had just landed a gig working for one of the lesser nobles after he saved the life of the noble's son.
He took part in the battle of Aboukir (July 2 5, 1 799), was driven into the sea with the routed Turks, and was saved from drowning by the gig of the British admiral, Sir Sidney Smith.
Gigas (g or gig) of the 13th century at Stockholm, in a Perpignan MS. of the 12th century (p), published by S.