from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A leather-covered bludgeon with a short, flexible shaft or strap, used as a hand weapon.
- n. The blackjack oak.
- n. Games A card game in which the object is to accumulate cards with a higher count than that of the dealer but not exceeding 21. Also called twenty-one, vingt-et-un.
- n. Sphalerite.
- transitive v. To hit or beat with a leather-covered bludgeon.
- transitive v. To coerce by threats.
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- n. A common gambling card game in casinos, where the object is to get as close to 21 without going over.
- n. A hand in the game of blackjack consisting of a face card and an ace.
- n. The flag (i.e., a jack) traditionally flown by pirate ships; popularly thought to be a white skull and crossed bones on a black field (the Jolly Roger). In older literature sometimes spelled "black jack".
- n. a small, flat, blunt, usually leather-covered instrument loaded with heavy material such as lead or ball bearings.
- n. a type of weed, Bidens pilosa, in the family Compositae.
- v. To strike with a blackjack or similar weapon.
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- v. exert pressure on someone through threats
- n. a flag usually bearing a white skull and crossbones on a black background; indicates a pirate ship
- n. a gambling game using cards; the object is to hold cards having a higher count than those dealt to the banker up to but not exceeding 21
- n. a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
- n. a common scrubby deciduous tree of central and southeastern United States having dark bark and broad three-lobed (club-shaped) leaves; tends to form dense thickets
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