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One entry found for jack-in-the-box.
Main Entry: jack-in-the-box
Pronunciation: primarystressjak-schwan-thschwa-secondarystressbäks
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural jack-in-the-box·es or jacks-in-the-box
: a small box out of which a figure (as of a clown's head) springs when the lid is raised

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