from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A jug made of leather; a black-jack.
  • n. Any species of the genus Oligoplites, fishes of the family Carangidæ.


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  • Like many of the patrons here, he had his own mug, a leather-jack, tarred on the inside to make it waterproof and kept tied to his waist when not in use.

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