A post of employment
A commitment, as for a performance by an entertainer
"It's a temporary gig," Jessi said.
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 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.
Gigas (g or gig) of the 13th century at Stockholm, in a Perpignan MS. of the 12th century (p), published by S.