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A jack from the game of jacks

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  • IPA(key): /dʒæks/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æks

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jacks

  1. plural of jack
  2. (poker slang) A pair of jacks.
  3. (Britain, rhyming slang) Heroin tablets (from "jacks and jills" = pills)
    • 2011, R. Tyler, Heroin Guns
      As soon as Barry swung the machete at his head, Vince snapped the PSF knife out of his pocket with his right hand and the jacks from his pocket with his left.

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jacks

  1. (slang, now chiefly Ireland) Alternative form of jakes: an outhouse or lavatory.

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jacks (uncountable)

  1. (games) A children's game involving picking up objects while a ball is in the air.

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jacks

  1. Plural form of jack