plural of jack

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1 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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2 an adult male human being
  • hey, jack, can you spare some change?

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3 one who operates or navigates a seagoing vessel
  • the streets of the old seaport were once full of jacks, harlots, and other dockside denizens

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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 forest cleared before winter

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“Jacks.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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