an unidentified murderer who killed at least seven prostitutes in London’s East End between August and November 1888
A criminal in London in the late nineteenth century apparently responsible for several ghastly murders by slashing. His identity is unknown.
noun 1. a long towel with the ends sewed together, for hanging on a roller. noun 1. another name for roller towel
noun 1. any of a number of trapezoidal trusses for supporting those areas of a hip roof not beneath the peak or ridge, parallel to the truss or trusses that meet at the peak or ridge.
[jak-uhp] /ˈdʒækˌʌp/ noun, Informal. 1. an increase or rise: a recent jack-up in prices. [jak] /dʒæk/ noun 1. any of various portable devices for raising or lifting heavy objects short heights, using various mechanical, pneumatic, or hydraulic methods. 2. Also called knave. Cards. a playing card bearing the picture of a soldier or servant. 3. […]
- Jack-up rig
noun 1. an offshore drill rig or platform having a floating hull fitted with retractable legs that can be lowered to the seabed to elevate the hull above wave level.