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Overview of noun jack

The noun jack has 12 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. jack, doodly-squat, diddly-squat, diddlysquat, diddly-shit, diddlyshit, diddly, diddley, squat, shit

(a small worthless amount; "you don't know jack")

2. mariner, seaman, tar, Jack-tar, Jack, old salt, seafarer, gob, sea dog

(a man who serves as a sailor)

3. laborer, manual laborer, labourer, jack

(someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor)

4. jackfruit, jak, jack

(immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit; it contains an edible pulp and nutritious seeds that are commonly roasted)

5. jack

(a small ball at which players aim in lawn bowling)

6. jack

(an electrical device consisting of a connector socket designed for the insertion of a plug)

7. jack, jackstones

(game equipment consisting of one of several small six-pointed metal pieces that are picked up while bouncing a ball in the game of jacks)

8. jack

(small flag indicating a ship's nationality)

9. jack, knave

(one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince)

10. jack

(tool for exerting pressure or lifting)

11. jack

(any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas)

12. jack, jackass

(male donkey)


Overview of verb jack

The verb jack has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. jack, jack up

(lift with a special device; "jack up the car so you can change the tire")

2. jacklight, jack

(hunt with a jacklight)

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