a block used in raising or lowering a topgallant yard.
[jak-boot] /ˈdʒækˌbut/ noun 1. a sturdy leather reaching up over the knee, worn especially by soldiers. 2. Also called jackboot tactics. brutally bullying, militaristic, or authoritarian measures. 3. a person who uses such measures. /ˈdʒækˌbuːt/ noun 1. an all-leather military boot, extending up to or above the knee 2. n. also jack-boot, 1680s, type of […]
[jak-boo-tid] /ˈdʒækˌbu tɪd/ adjective 1. wearing . 2. brutally and oppressively bullying: a jackbooted militarism.
noun 1. another name for garlic mustard
- Jack cade
[keyd] /keɪd/ noun 1. Jack, died 1450, English rebel during the reign of Henry VI, based in Kent. /keɪd/ noun 1. a juniper tree, Juniperus oxycedrus of the Mediterranean region, the wood of which yields an oily brown liquid (oil of cade) used to treat skin ailments /keɪd/ adjective 1. (of a young animal) left […]