jack chain

noun

Definition of jack chain

1 : a light wire chain whose links are set at right angles to each other resembling a figure eight or having the end of each loop bent round to meet the end of the other loop
2 : an endless toothed chain for moving logs usually from the millpond into the sawmill

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“Jack chain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jack%20chain. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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