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black·jack | \ ˈblak-ˌjak \ 1a : 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
b : an ace and a face card or ten as the first two cards dealt to a player in the game of blackjack
— called also natural, twenty-one
2 : a hand weapon typically consisting of a piece of leather-enclosed metal with a strap or springy shaft for a handle
[black + jack (vessel)] : a tankard for beer or ale usually of tar-coated leather
5 : an often scrubby oak (Quercus marilandica) chiefly of the southeastern U.S.
— called also blackjack oak
blackjacked; blackjacking; blackjacks
1 : to strike with a blackjack
2 : to coerce with threats or pressure