Jack-light

jacklight

[jak-lahyt]
noun
1.
a portable cresset, oil-burning lantern, or electric light used as a lure in hunting or fishing at night.
verb (used with object), jacklighted or jacklit, jacklighting.
2.
to hunt or fish for with a jacklight.
verb (used without object), jacklighted or jacklit, jacklighting.
3.
to hunt or fish with the aid of a jacklight.

Origin:
1785–95; jack1 + light1

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