The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A giant cock in the Talmud (q. v .), which stands with its foot on the earth, touches heaven with its head, and when it spreads its wings causes a total eclipse of the sun.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Zig'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/z/zig.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.