another name for jack1 (sense 8)
noun 1. a post for supporting a floor beam, having two telescoping sections, adjustable to any height.
[jak-pot] /ˈdʒækˌpɒt/ noun 1. the chief prize or the cumulative stakes in a game or contest, as in bingo, a quiz contest, or a slot machine. 2. Poker. a pot that accumulates until a player opens the betting with a pair of predetermined denomination, usually jacks or better. Idioms 3. an outstanding reward or success. […]
[jak-rab-it] /ˈdʒækˌræb ɪt/ adjective 1. resembling a , as in suddenness or rapidity of movement: The car made a jackrabbit start when the traffic light turned green. verb (used without object) 2. to go or start forward with a rapid, sudden movement. n. 1863, American English, shortening of jackass-rabbit (1851), so called for its long […]
noun 1. any of various large hares of western North America, having very long hind legs and long ears. noun 1. any of various W North American hares, such as Lepus townsendi (white-tailed jack rabbit), having long hind legs and large ears verb To advance by leaps, like a jack-rabbit: a stock market jack-rabbiting past […]