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card games in which points are won for taking the high or low or jack or game all fours , high-low-jack
anthurium; calla lily; jack-in-the-pulpit; philodendron Araceae , arum family , family Araceae
jack-in-the-pulpit arad , aroid , arum
early spring-flowering plant of eastern North America resembling the related jack-in-the-pulpit but having digitate leaves, slender greenish yellow spathe and elongated spadix Arisaema dracontium , green dragon
gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the boodle , Chicago , Michigan , Newmarket , stops
bowling game played on a level lawn with biased wooden balls that are rolled at a jack bowls , lawn bowling
jack for lifting a motor vehicle by the bumper bumper jack
amino acid found in the jack bean canavanine
card that is jack, queen, king court card
streamlined cigar-shaped jack; good game fish Elagatis bipinnulata , rainbow runner
jack-of-all-trades factotum , handyman , pantologist , tinker
carpenter's plane intermediate between a jack plane and a jointer plane fore plane
United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship by defeating Jack Dempsey twice (1898-1978) Gene Tunney , James Joseph Tunney , Tunney
screw-operated jack jackscrew , screw jack
jack for plugging in a telephone phone jack , telephone jack
poker hand with the ace, king, queen, jack, and 10 all in the same suit royal flush
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