smoke·​jack ˈsmōk-ˌjak How to pronounce smokejack (audio)
: a device for turning a spit by a fly or wheel moved by rising gases in a chimney

Word History

First Known Use

1675, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of smokejack was in 1675

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“Smokejack.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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