follow Dictionary.com

What does Boxing Day have to do with boxing?

jack block

noun, Nautical
1.
a block used in raising or lowering a topgallant yard.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for jack block

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for jack

17
20
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for jack block