jack crevalle

jack cre·val·le
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [jak kruh-val-ee, -val-uh]
    • /dʒæk krəˈvæl i, -ˈvæl ə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [jak kruh-val-ee, -val-uh]
    • /dʒæk krəˈvæl i, -ˈvæl ə/

Definitions of jack crevalle words

  • noun jack crevalle any of various portable devices for raising or lifting heavy objects short heights, using various mechanical, pneumatic, or hydraulic methods. 1
  • noun jack crevalle Also called knave. Cards. a playing card bearing the picture of a soldier or servant. 1
  • noun jack crevalle Electricity. a connecting device in an electrical circuit designed for the insertion of a plug. 1
  • noun jack crevalle (initial capital letter) Informal. fellow; buddy; man (usually used in addressing a stranger): Hey, Jack, which way to Jersey? 1
  • noun jack crevalle Also called jackstone. Games. one of a set of small metal objects having six prongs, used in the game of jacks. one of any other set of objects, as pebbles, stones, etc., used in the game of jacks. jacks, (used with a singular verb) a children's game in which small metal objects, stones, pebbles, or the like, are tossed, caught, and moved on the ground in a number of prescribed ways, usually while bouncing a rubber ball. 1
  • noun jack crevalle any of several carangid fishes, especially of the genus Caranx, as C. hippos (crevalle jack or jack crevalle) of the western Atlantic Ocean. 1

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Origin of jack crevalle

First appearance:

before 1945
One of the 6% newest English words
First recorded in 1945-50

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jack crevalle popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 6% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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