also GEGELOTTE, GEGILOT, GIGELOT, GIGELOTTE, GIGGELOT, GIGGLET, GIGGLOT, GIGLOT, GIGLOTT, GIGLOTTE, GYGELOT, GYGLOT
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Of obscure origin; the 14th century form gigelot(te seems to point to a French (or AFr.) etymon, but nothing satisfactory has been found.
Cf. gig (n. a flighty giddy girl) probably in some way connected.
a 1340 - The Psalter; or Psalms of David, and Certain Canticles, with a Translation and Exposition in English, Richard Rolle of Hampole;
see below From: The Psalter: Or Psalms of David and Certain Canticles
Translated by Richard Rolle of Hampole
Edited by the Rev. H.R. Bramley. 1884
From: Beauties of Allan Ramsay,
The Gentle Shepherd.
A Scots Pastoral Comedy. Scene II. Sang V