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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 thought you had so exactly found your niche in life, Jack,' Edwin Drood returns, astonished, bending forward in his chair to lay a sympathetic hand on Jasper's knee, and looking at him with an anxious face.
'My dear Jack, I only ask you, am I likely to forget what you have said with so much feeling?'
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.
During the conversation the Scarecrow explained their quest for a dark well, and asked Jack's advice where to find it.
"Well, that is hard to tell," replied Jack. "For although I feel that I know a tremendous lot, I am not yet aware how much there is in the world to find out about.
"Never mind me," said Jack; "I can walk as well as you can.
"No, John," she insisted, "I shall never give my consent to the implanting in Jack's mind of any suggestion of the savage life which we both wish to preserve him from."
It was evening before the subject was again referred to and then it was raised by Jack himself.
"I know why," said the Jack. He spoke in a slushy voice, as if much mud had washed into his throat.
"He thinks," said the landlord: a weakly meditative man with a pale eye, who seemed to rely greatly on his Jack: "he thinks they was, what they wasn't."
For the rest of the time Michael shared his large pen with Jack. They were well cared for, as were all animals at Cedarwild, receiving frequent scrubbings and being kept clean of vermin.
Inside, in so wildly struggling a tangle on the floor that it was difficult to discern what animals composed it, were Alphonso, Jack, and Michael looked together.
"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."
"You-all can sell out now, Jack, and head for home."
Jacks noticed that although a paper cutter was lying by their side the leaves of all were uncut.