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Entry Word: jack
Function: noun
Text: 1 slang
something (as pieces of stamped metal or printed paper) customarily and legally used as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment <I'd buy that watch, but I don't have the jack> -- see MONEY
2 a piece of cloth with a special design that is used as an emblem or for signaling <a Portuguese ship flying the national jack> -- see FLAG 1
3 an adult male human being <hey, jack, can you spare some change?> -- see MAN 1
4 one who operates or navigates a seagoing vessel <the streets of the old seaport were once full of jacks, harlots, and other dockside denizens> -- see SAILOR