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Meaning of jack

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a small worthless amount; "you don't know jack" [syn:
           {jack}, {doodly-squat}, {diddly-squat}, {diddlysquat},
           {diddly-shit}, {diddlyshit}, {diddly}, {diddley}, {squat},
      2: a man who serves as a sailor [syn: {mariner}, {seaman},
         {tar}, {Jack-tar}, {Jack}, {old salt}, {seafarer}, {gob},
         {sea dog}]
      3: someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual
         labor [syn: {laborer}, {manual laborer}, {labourer}, {jack}]
      4: immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit; it contains
         an edible pulp and nutritious seeds that are commonly roasted
         [syn: {jackfruit}, {jak}, {jack}]
      5: a small ball at which players aim in lawn bowling
      6: an electrical device consisting of a connector socket
         designed for the insertion of a plug
      7: 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 [syn: {jack}, {jackstones}]
      8: small flag indicating a ship's nationality
      9: one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young
         prince [syn: {jack}, {knave}]
      10: tool for exerting pressure or lifting
      11: any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical
          to warm temperate seas
      12: male donkey [syn: {jack}, {jackass}]
      v 1: lift with a special device; "jack up the car so you can
           change the tire" [syn: {jack}, {jack up}]
      2: hunt with a jacklight [syn: {jacklight}, {jack}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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