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{adj: bosky, brushy} covered with or consisting of bushes or thickets
"brushy undergrowth"
"`bosky' is a literary term"
"a bosky park leading to a modest yet majestic plaza"- Jack Beatty



{adj: one-eyed} having or showing only one eye
"one-eyed Jacks are wild"
"the three one-eyed Cyclopes of Greek myth"

{adv: telescopically} in a telescopic manner
"each of the four legs contains a simple screw jack with a thrust bearing that is operated telescopically inside of two tubes"

{n: Araceae, family Araceae, arum family} anthurium; calla lily; jack-in-the-pulpit; philodendron

{n: Benny, Jack Benny, Benjamin Kubelsky} United States comedian known for his timeing and delivery and self-effacing humor (1894-1974)

{n: Canada jay, grey jay, gray jay, camp robber, whisker jack, Perisoreus canadensis} a jay of northern North America with black-capped head and no crest; noted for boldness in thievery

{n: Dempsey, Jack Dempsey, William Harrison Dempsey, Manassa Mauler} United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion (1895-1983)

{n: Hobbs, Sir Jack Hobbs, John Berry Hobbs} notable English cricketer (1882-1963)

{n: Jack Frost} a personification of frost or winter weather

{n: Jack of all trades} a person able to do a variety of different jobs acceptably well

{n: Jack the Ripper} an unidentified English murderer in the 19th century

{n: Jacob's ladder, jack ladder, pilot ladder} (nautical) a hanging ladder of ropes or chains supporting wooden or metal rungs or steps

{n: Kennedy, Jack Kennedy, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, JFK, President Kennedy, President John F. Kennedy} 35th President of the United States; established the Peace Corps; assassinated in Dallas (1917-1963)

{n: Kerouac, Jack Kerouac, Jean-Louis Lebris de Kerouac} United States writer who was a leading figure of the beat generation (1922-1969)

{n: Lemmon, Jack Lemmon, John Uhler} United States film actor (1925-2001)

{n: London, Jack London, John Griffith Chaney} United States writer of novels based on experiences in the Klondike gold rush (1876-1916)

{n: Michigan, Chicago, Newmarket, boodle, stops} a gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card

{n: Nicklaus, Jack Nicklaus, Jack William Nicklaus} United States golfer considered by many to be the greatest golfer of all time (born in 1940)

{n: Pershing, John Joseph Pershing, Black Jack Pershing} United States general who commanded the American forces in Europe during World War I (1860-1948)

{n: Robinson, Jackie Robinson, Jack Roosevelt Robinson} United States baseball player; first Black to play in the major leagues (1919-1972)

{n: Tunney, Gene Tunney, James Joseph Tunney} United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship by defeating Jack Dempsey twice (1898-1978)

{n: Union Jack, Union flag} national flag of the United Kingdom

{n: all fours, high-low-jack} card games in which points are won for taking the high or low or jack or game

{n: beggar-my-neighbor, beggar-my-neighbour, strip-Jack-naked} a card game for two players in which the object is to win all of the other player's cards

{n: blackjack oak, blackjack, jack oak, Quercus marilandica} a common scrubby deciduous tree of central and southeastern United States having dark bark and broad three-lobed (club-shaped) leaves; tends to form dense thickets

{n: bumper jack} a jack for lifting a motor vehicle by the bumper

{n: canavanine} an amino acid found in the jack bean

{n: coho, cohoe, coho salmon, blue jack, silver salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch} small salmon of northern Pacific coasts and the Great Lakes

{n: crevalle jack, jack crevalle, Caranx hippos} fish of western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico

{n: cuckoopint, lords-and-ladies, jack-in-the-pulpit, Arum maculatum} common European arum with lanceolate spathe and short purple spadix; emerges in early spring; source of a starch called arum

{n: fore plane} a carpenter's plane intermediate between a jack plane and a jointer plane

{n: friar's lantern, ignis fatuus, jack-o'-lantern, will-o'-the-wisp} a pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground

{n: garlic mustard, hedge garlic, sauce-alone, jack-by-the-hedge, Alliaria officinalis} European herb that smells like garlic

{n: green dragon, Arisaema dracontium} early spring-flowering plant of eastern North America resembling the related jack-in-the-pulpit but having digitate leaves, slender greenish yellow spathe and elongated spadix

{n: handyman, jack of all trades, odd-job man} a man skilled in various odd jobs and other small tasks

{n: horse mackerel, jack mackerel, Spanish mackerel, saurel, Trachurus symmetricus} a California food fish

{n: huckster, cheap-jack} a seller of shoddy goods

{n: jack bean, wonder bean, giant stock bean, Canavalia ensiformis} annual semi-erect bushy plant of tropical South America bearing long pods with white seeds grown especially for forage

{n: jack oak, northern pin oak, Quercus ellipsoidalis} small to medium deciduous oak of east central North America; leaves have sharply pointed lobes

{n: jack pine, Pinus banksiana} slender medium-sized two-needled pine of eastern North America; with yellow-green needles and scaly grey to red-brown fissured bark

{n: jack plane} a carpenter's plane for rough surfacing

{n: jack, doodly-squat, diddly-squat, diddlysquat, diddly-shit, diddlyshit, diddly, diddley, squat, shit} a small worthless amount
"you don't know jack"

{n: jack, jackass} male donkey

{n: jack, jackstones} 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

{n: jack, knave} one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince

{n: jack-in-the-box} plaything consisting of a toy clown that jumps out of a box when the lid is opened

{n: jack-in-the-pulpit, Indian turnip, wake-robin, Arisaema triphyllum, Arisaema atrorubens} common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries

{n: jack-o'-lantern} lantern carved from a pumpkin

{n: jack-o-lantern fungus, jack-o-lantern, jack-a-lantern, Omphalotus illudens} a large poisonous agaric with orange caps and narrow clustered stalks; the gills are luminescent

{n: jackfruit, jak, jack} immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit; it contains an edible pulp and nutritious seeds that are commonly roasted

{n: jacking off, jerking off, hand job, wank} slang for masturbation

{n: jacks, jackstones, knucklebones} a game in which jackstones are thrown and picked up in various groups between bounces of a small rubber ball

{n: jackscrew, screw jack} screw-operated jack

{n: jack} a small ball at which players aim in lawn bowling

{n: jack} an electrical device consisting of a connector socket designed for the insertion of a plug

{n: jack} any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas

{n: jack} small flag indicating a ship's nationality

{n: jack} tool for exerting pressure or lifting

{n: jumping jack} plaything consisting of a toy figure with movable joints that can be made to dance by pulling strings

{n: laborer, manual laborer, labourer, jack} someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor

{n: lawn bowling, bowls} a bowling game played on a level lawn with biased wooden balls that are rolled at a jack

{n: man jack} a single individual
"every man jack"

{n: mariner, seaman, tar, Jack-tar, Jack, old salt, seafarer, gob, sea dog} a man who serves as a sailor

{n: mauler} a fighter who batters the opponent
"Jack Dempsey was called a mauler"

{n: modicum} a small or moderate or token amount
"England still expects a modicum of eccentricity in its artists"- Ian Jack

{n: rainbow runner, Elagatis bipinnulata} streamlined cigar-shaped jack; good game fish

{n: ripper} a murderer who slashes the victims with a knife
"Jack the ripper was probably a madman"

{n: royal flush} a poker hand with the ace, king, queen, jack, and 10 all in the same suit

{n: telephone jack, phone jack} a jack for plugging in a telephone

{n: walleye, walleyed pike, jack salmon, dory, Stizostedion vitreum} pike-like freshwater perches

{n: yellow jack, Caranx bartholomaei} fish of western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico

{n: yellow jack, yellow fever, black vomit} caused by a flavivirus transmitted by a mosquito

{n: yellow jack} yellow flag hoist on a ship in quarantine

{v: jack, jack up} lift with a special device
"jack up the car so you can change the tire"

{v: jacklight, jack} hunt with a jacklight

{v: masturbate, wank, fuck off, she-bop, jack off, jerk off} get sexual gratification through self-stimulation


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