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Synonyms for jack

a person engaged in sailing or working on a ship

something, such as coins or printed bills, used as a medium of exchange

to increase in amount

Synonyms for jack

immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit

a small ball at which players aim in lawn bowling

an electrical device consisting of a connector socket designed for the insertion of a plug

game equipment consisting of one of several small six-pointed metal pieces that are picked up while bouncing a ball in the game of jacks

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small flag indicating a ship's nationality

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one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince

tool for exerting pressure or lifting

male donkey

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lift with a special device

hunt with a jacklight

References in classic literature ?
There can be no harm in your going here to-night and seeing for yourself that all is well with Tom, Jack, or Richard, before you go home - which is another reason for your not going home last night.
Then, more seriously, he continued: "You have never told Jack anything concerning my early life, nor have you permitted me to, and in this I think that you have made a mistake.
It was evening before the subject was again referred to and then it was raised by Jack himself.
Disko Troop, Tom Platt, Long Jack, and Salters went forward on the word.
Long Jack roared down the hatch, and the "second ha'af" scrambled up at once.
The Patchwork Girl was greatly interested in Jack and examined him admiringly.
Well, as for that, my head is stuffed with pumpkin-seeds," declared Jack.
And I raise you five thousand just to lend a hand at keeping Jack out," MacDonald said, in turn.
At his word of command, Jack walked about among them.
Come with me to his house, for Jack is now a farmer and lives in this very pumpkin field.
sings out Jack Raggles, the long-stop, toughest and burliest of boys, commonly called "Swiper Jack," and forthwith stands on his head, and brandishes his legs in the air in triumph, till the next boy catches hold of his heels, and throws him over on to his back.
Tell me, Jack,' the young fellow then flows on: 'do you really and truly feel as if the mention of our relationship divided us at all?
A heavy footstep was heard upon the stairs, and Jack Hopkins presented himself.
But if you are a Freeman, Jack, why should you not go down and make a friend of Boss McGinty?
My dear young lady," Inspector Jacks said, "I will not ask for your sympathy, for I am afraid I should ask in vain; but we are just now, we people at Scotland Yard, up against one of the most extraordinary problems which have ever been put before us.