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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 ?
I couldn't fail to notice, Jack, that it cost you a great effort, and that you were very much moved, and very unlike your usual self.
But let me reassure you, Jack, as to the chances of its overcoming me.
But Jack Pumpkinhead grew a lot of things in his garden besides pumpkins, so he cooked for them a fine vegetable soup and gave Dorothy, Ojo and Toto, the only ones who found it necessary to eat, a pumpkin pie and some green cheese.
But the thing that's bothering us most, Jack, is to find the well.
the Quadling Country is full of dangers," declared Jack.
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.
Don't be cheeky, Jack," remonstrated the landlord, in a melancholy and pathetic way.
A Custum 'Us officer knows what to do with his Buttons," said the Jack, repeating the obnoxious word with the greatest contempt, "when they comes betwixt him and his own light.
Each day he spent from an hour to two hours in the cage, watching the rehearsing, with nothing for him and Jack to do save stand vigilantly on guard.
For a dog only three years old, Jack was very sedate.
Mebbe this is a case where a hunch after the draw is better'n the hunch before," Kearns remarked; "wherefore duty says, 'Lift her, Jack, lift her,' and so I lift her another five thousand.
Daylight showed four queens and an ace; MacDonald four jacks and an ace; and Kearns four kings and a trey.
Jacks noticed that although a paper cutter was lying by their side the leaves of all were uncut.
Jacks," Penelope said, "that I am keeping anything from you, you are very much mistaken.