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jack

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1 slang something (as pieces of stamped metal or printed paper) customarily and legally used as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment
  • I'd buy that watch, but I don't have the jack right now.
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2 a piece of cloth with a special design that is used as an emblem or for signaling
  • a Portuguese ship flying the national jack
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3 one who operates or navigates a seagoing vessel
  • a group of jacks returning to their ship
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4 the total of the bets at stake at one time
  • Tension was mounting as the jack was getting bigger by the minute.
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5 a person whose job is to cut down trees
  • We'll need to hire more jacks to get this stand cut before winter.
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