Jackstraws



[jak-straw] /ˈdʒækˌstrɔ/

noun
1.
one of a group of strips of wood or similar objects, as straws or toothpicks, used in the game of jackstraws.
2.
jackstraws, (used with a singular verb) a game in which players compete in picking up, one by one, as many jackstraws as possible without disturbing the heap.
3.
Obsolete.

/ˈdʒækˌstrɔːz/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) another name for spillikins

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