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  • v. Present participle of jack.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or method of using the jack; use of the jack in hunting or fishing: as, jacking for eels. See jack, n., 11 .
  • n. An extra draft given to the roving (in spinning fine cotton yarn on the mule) near the end of the outward traverse of the spindle-carriage.


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