jack-tar

noun

often capitalized
: sailor

Word History

First Known Use

1720, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of jack-tar was in 1720

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“Jack-tar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jack-tar. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

jack-tar

noun

-ˈtär
often capitalized
: sailor
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