jack·​light ˈjak-ˌlīt How to pronounce jacklight (audio)
: a light used especially in hunting or fishing at night

Word History

First Known Use

1841, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jacklight was in 1841

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“Jacklight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jacklight. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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