A children’s story. Jack, a poor country boy, trades the family cow for a handful of magic beans, which grow into an enormous beanstalk reaching up into the clouds. Jack climbs the beanstalk and finds himself in the castle of an unfriendly giant. The giant senses Jack’s presence and cries, “Fee, fie, fo, fum, I smell the blood of an Englishman!” Outwitting the giant, Jack is able to retrieve many goods once stolen from his family, including an enchanted goose that lays golden eggs. Jack then escapes by chopping down the beanstalk. The giant, who is pursuing him, falls to his death, and Jack and his family prosper.
noun, Architecture. 1. .
[jak-uh-roo] /ˌdʒæk əˈru/ Australian noun, plural jackaroos, verb (used without object), jackarooed, jackarooing. 1. . [jak-uh-roo] /ˌdʒæk əˈru/ Australian noun, plural jackeroos. 1. an inexperienced person working as an apprentice on a sheep ranch. verb (used without object), jackerooed, jackerooing. 2. to work as an apprentice on a sheep ranch. /ˌdʒækəˈruː/ noun (pl) -roos 1. […]
- Jack around
verb phrase [1960s+ Students; origin uncertain; perhaps fr jack off]
[ih-zahr] /ɪˈzɑr/ noun 1. a long, usually white cotton dress that covers the body completely, worn by women of North Africa and the Middle East.