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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* enPR: jăk, IPA(key): /dʒæk/ * Rhymes: -æk

  • enPR: jăk, IPA(key): /dʒæk/
  • Rhymes: -æk

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Middle English _jakke_ (“any mechanical device”), from the name _Jack_, from Old French _Jacques_ NOUN JACK (_plural_ JACKS) * A mechanical device used to raise and (temporarily) support a heavy object, e.g. screw jack, scissor jack, hydraulic jack, ratchet jack, scaffold jack. _She used a JACK to lift her car and changed the tire._ * A man or men in general. _Every man JACK_. * A male animal. * A male ass. * (card games) The card ranking between the _ten_ and _queen_ of any suit, picturing a knave or prince on its face. In some card games has a value of eleven based on its rank, but in many card games has a value of ten like the _ten_, _queen_, and _king_ cards. Also called a _knave_. * (archaic) A knave (a servant or later, a deceitful man). * _Mangifera caesia_, related to the mango tree. * A surface-mounted connector for electrical, especially telecommunications, equipment. _telephone JACK_ * (sports) A target ball in bowls, etc; a jack-ball. * (Can we date this quote?), Sir Walter Scott like an uninstructed bowler who thinks to attain the JACK by delivering his bowl straight forward upon it * (games) A small, six-pointed playing piece used in the game of jacks. * (colloquial, euphemistic) Nothing, jack shit. _You haven't done JACK. Get up and get this room cleaned up right now!_ * (nautical) A small flag at the bow of a ship. * (nautical) A naval ensign flag flown from the main mast, mizzen mast, or the aft-most major mast of (especially) British sailing warships; Union Jack. * (military) A coarse and cheap medieval coat of defense, especially one made of leather. * A penny with a head on both sides, used for cheating. (Reference: Sidney J. Baker, _The Australian Language_, second edition, 1966, chapter XI section 3, page 243.) * (slang) Money. * 1939, Raymond Chandler, _The Big Sleep_, Penguin 2011, page 133: First off Regan carried fifteen grand, packed it in his clothes all the time. Real money, they tell me. Not just a top card and a bunch of hay. That's a lot of JACK [...]. * (slang, Appalachians) A smooth often ovoid large gravel or small cobble in a natural water course. * A common name for the freshwater pike, green pike or pickerel. * A large California rockfish. * Any marine fish or the species of the Carangidae family. * (obsolete, nautical) A sailor; a "jack tar". * (obsolete) A pitcher or can of waxed leather, supposed to resemble a jackboot; a black-jack. (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?) * (UK, dialect, obsolete) A drinking measure holding half a pint or, sometimes, a quarter of a pint. (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?) * A mechanical contrivance, an auxiliary machine, or a subordinate part of a machine. * A device to pull off boots. * A sawhorse or sawbuck. * A machine for turning a spit; a smokejack. * (mining) A wooden wedge for separating rocks rent by blasting. * A lever for depressing the sinkers which push the loops down on the needles in a knitting machine. * A grating to separate and guide the threads in a warping machine; a heck box. * A machine for twisting the sliver as it leaves the carding machine. * A compact, portable machine for planing metal. * A machine for slicking or pebbling leather. * A system of gearing driven by a horse power, for multiplying speed. * A hood or other device placed over a chimney or vent pipe, to prevent a back draught. * In the harpsichord, an intermediate piece communicating the action of the key to the quill;

From Middle English jakke (any mechanical device), from the name Jack, from Old French Jacques

Noun

jack (plural jacks)

  1. A mechanical device used to raise and (temporarily) support a heavy object, e.g. screw jack, scissor jack, hydraulic jack, ratchet jack, scaffold jack.
    She used a jack to lift her car and changed the tire.
  2. A man or men in general.
    Every man jack.
  3. A male animal.
  4. A male ass.
  5. (card games) The card ranking between the ten and queen of any suit, picturing a knave or prince on its face. In some card games has a value of eleven based on its rank, but in many card games has a value of ten like the ten, queen, and king cards. Also called a knave.
  6. (archaic) A knave (a servant or later, a deceitful man).
  7. Mangifera caesia, related to the mango tree.
  8. A surface-mounted connector for electrical, especially telecommunications, equipment.
    telephone jack
  9. (sports) A target ball in bowls, etc; a jack-ball.
  10. (games) A small, six-pointed playing piece used in the game of jacks.
  11. (colloquial, euphemistic) Nothing, jack shit.
    You haven't done jack. Get up and get this room cleaned up right now!
  12. (nautical) A small flag at the bow of a ship.
  13. (nautical) A naval ensign flag flown from the main mast, mizzen mast, or the aft-most major mast of (especially) British sailing warships; Union Jack.
  14. (military) A coarse and cheap medieval coat of defense, especially one made of leather.
  15. A penny with a head on both sides, used for cheating. (Reference: Sidney J. Baker, The Australian Language, second edition, 1966, chapter XI section 3, page 243.)
  16. (slang) Money.
  17. (slang, Appalachians) A smooth often ovoid large gravel or small cobble in a natural water course.
  18. A common name for the freshwater pike, green pike or pickerel.
  19. A large California rockfish.
  20. Any marine fish or the species of the Carangidae family.
  21. (obsolete, nautical) A sailor; a "jack tar".
  22. (obsolete) A pitcher or can of waxed leather, supposed to resemble a jackboot; a black-jack.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)
  23. (UK, dialect, obsolete) A drinking measure holding half a pint or, sometimes, a quarter of a pint.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)
  24. A mechanical contrivance, an auxiliary machine, or a subordinate part of a machine.
    1. A device to pull off boots.
    2. A sawhorse or sawbuck.
    3. A machine for turning a spit; a smokejack.
    4. (mining) A wooden wedge for separating rocks rent by blasting.
    5. A lever for depressing the sinkers which push the loops down on the needles in a knitting machine.
    6. A grating to separate and guide the threads in a warping machine; a heck box.
    7. A machine for twisting the sliver as it leaves the carding machine.
    8. A compact, portable machine for planing metal.
    9. A machine for slicking or pebbling leather.
    10. A system of gearing driven by a horse power, for multiplying speed.
    11. A hood or other device placed over a chimney or vent pipe, to prevent a back draught.
    12. In the harpsichord, an intermediate piece communicating the action of the key to the quill;
      Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

_This definition is lacking an etymology or has an incomplete etymology. You can help Wiktionary by giving it a proper etymology._ VERB JACK (_third-person singular simple present_ JACKS, _present participle_ JACKING, _simple past and past participle_ JACKED) * (transitive, slang, baseball) To hit (the ball) hard; especially, to hit (the ball) out of the field, producing a home run. * 1986, in _Arete: The Journal of Sport Literature_, Volume 4,[2] Sport Literature Association: An excellent piece of work, Wayne thought, so good in fact, he wasn’t surprised when Bailey walked to the plate and on the first pitch JACKED the ball far into the parking lot outside the left-field fence for a tournament winning homerun. * 2004, Wayne Stewart, _Hitting Secrets of the Pros: Big League Sluggers Reveal the Tricks of Their Trade_, McGraw-Hill Professional, ISBN 9780071418249, page 90: Therefore, even though Vizquel is certainly not a power hitter, at times he will try to JACK the ball, perhaps pulling it with just enough oomph to carry down the line for a homer. * _a._ 2009, Jim McManus, quoted in T.J. Lewis, _A View from the Mound: My Father’s Life in Baseball_, Lulu.com (publisher, 2008), ISBN 9781435714861, page 107: Maybe he hung a curve ball to somebody and they JACKED it out of the park on him and he wasn’t upset about it. DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

This definition is lacking an etymology or has an incomplete etymology. You can help Wiktionary by giving it a proper etymology.

Verb

jack (third-person singular simple present jacks, present participle jacking, simple past and past participle jacked)

  1. (transitive, slang, baseball) To hit (the ball) hard; especially, to hit (the ball) out of the field, producing a home run.
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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 3
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English - Etymology 3

French _jaque_, _jacque_, perhaps from the proper name _Jacques_. Compare _jacquerie_. NOUN JACK (_plural_ JACKS) * A coarse mediaeval coat of defence, especially one made of leather. * Sir J. Harrington Their horsemen are with JACKS for most part clad.

French jaque, jacque, perhaps from the proper name Jacques. Compare jacquerie.

Noun

jack (plural jacks)

  1. A coarse mediaeval coat of defence, especially one made of leather.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 4
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English - Etymology 4

NOUN JACK (_plural_ JACKS) * A jackfruit tree.

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jack (plural jacks)

  1. A jackfruit tree.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - REFERENCES
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English - References

* jack in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

Que a categoria em DUTCH - ETYMOLOGY
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Dutch - Etymology

Borrowing from English jack

Borrowing from English jack

Que a categoria em DUTCH - NOUN
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Dutch - Noun

JACK n (_plural_ JACKS, _diminutive_ JACKJE n) * jacket

jack n (plural jacks, diminutive jackje n)

  1. jacket


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