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Noun
A name applied to any typical or hypothetical man
“Any random Jack can bounce from village to village fixing water supplies or planting apple trees.”
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A small flag, typically flown at the bow of the vessel
“In our opinion, the Commander of a merchant ship has a full right to fly his white-bordered jack in any part of his ship he pleases.”
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(colloquial) A mariner or sailor who mans a ship
“A Lieutenant from our gunboats came up, a jolly jack, calling to me when yards away.”
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The total sum of the bets made on a round
“I was out to lunch and my husband, Darrell, noticed that the jack was getting pretty high.”
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(Canada, US, colloquial) A person whose work is to fell trees
“We'll need to hire a jack to clear the woods before winter.”
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(card games) The lowest court card, ranking between the 10 and queen, with an image of a knave or pageboy
“Assume your first hand is a Jack and an Ace. Rejoice!”
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An electrical connector
“Just plug it into the jack where your phone line goes.”
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(slang, chiefly US) Money or cash
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“I don't have the jack for studio sessions right now. I've got all my money tied up in other investments.”
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An officer of the law
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A very small amount or virtually nothing
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A police officer who looks for evidence as part of solving a crime
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A species of pike, Esox lucius
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Jackfruit tree
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A friendly form of address, especially between men or boys
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A boat propelled by a sail
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Pirate flag
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Playing card
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A long-eared member of the horse family
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The figure zero, equivalent to a nil amount
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A rigid bar designed to aid in lifting or forcing things apart
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To physically raise or elevate
“The only other alternative would have been to loosen the tent mounts in their tracks and jack the tent up a few inches so I could pull the bolts out.”
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To increase in amount, value or degree
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“They jack the prices up higher still, padding their profits.”
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To take something illegally or without permission
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