blackjack

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1black·jack

noun \-ˌjak\

: a card game in which the players try to get a score that is higher than that of the dealer but less than or equal to 21

: a small leather-covered metal club used as a hand weapon

Full Definition of BLACKJACK

1
[black + jack (vessel)] :  a tankard for beer or ale usually of tar-coated leather
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3
:  a hand weapon typically consisting of a piece of leather-enclosed metal with a strap or springy shaft for a handle
4
:  an often scrubby oak (Quercus marilandica) chiefly of the southeastern United States —called also blackjack oak
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:  a card game the object of which is to be dealt cards having a higher count than those of the dealer up to but not exceeding 21 —called also twenty-one, vingt-et-un

First Known Use of BLACKJACK

1591

Rhymes with BLACKJACK

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2blackjack

verb

Definition of BLACKJACK

transitive verb
1
:  to strike with a blackjack
2
:  to coerce with threats or pressure

Examples of BLACKJACK

  1. <you cannot blackjack me into going along with this>
  2. <a couple of thugs trying to blackjack a shopkeeper into paying protection money>

First Known Use of BLACKJACK

1905

blackjack

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Card game whose object is to be dealt cards having a higher count than those of the dealer, up to but not exceeding 21. The dealer may use a single deck of 52 cards or two or more decks from a holder called a shoe. Aces count as 1 or 11, and face cards as 10. Depending on the rules used, bets may be placed before the deal, after each player has been dealt one card facedown, or after each player has received two cards facedown and the dealer has exposed one of his cards.

Variants of BLACKJACK

blackjack or twenty-one

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