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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Male donkey; Any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas; Tool for exerting pressure or lifting; One of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince; Small flag indicating a ship's nationality;

Usage examples (5)
  • It represents a kind of hacker's approach, grounded as it is in jack-legged engineering rather than science.
  • Go, child! every man-jack is off after Black Donald, and there is nobody but you and Condiment and the housemaids to take care of me.
  • Plus a microphone in-jack, which is something we really love.
  • And I think he was what we would call a jack-leg electrician. for more
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