jack-tar

noun, often capitalized
\ ˈjak-ˈtär How to pronounce jack-tar (audio) \

Definition of jack-tar

: sailor

First Known Use of jack-tar

1720, in the meaning defined above

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“Jack-tar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jack-tar. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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