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man jack

(informal) a single individual (in the phrases every man jack, no man jack)
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  • Miss Vidal was marvellously plucky, but not a man jack of us but could see she was half broken-hearted.

    In the Whirl of the Rising Bertram Mitford
  • You ought to have known that every man jack on the plantation is busy cutting.

    Prisoners of Hope Mary Johnston
  • From now on you can make certain every man jack of us will 41 do whatsoever you say.

    Antoine of Oregon James Otis
  • Every man jack of the twenty-one in store and bar-room was on his feet like magic.

    The Sunset Trail Alfred Henry Lewis
  • I know every man jack of them 'cept the hinfans in arms, and even them I knows the ones as is carrying of them.

  • Not a man jack of you thought of the storm last night as a circumstance that imperiled human life and my property.

    A Captain in the Ranks George Cary Eggleston
  • Besides, every man jack of us is going to have a two-arm job all the way.

    Down the Columbia Lewis R. Freeman
  • In a few minutes "every man jack" was off to the bathing establishment to conform to the regulations ere we plunged into the sea.

  • If he say no, den we take yacht alongside and kill every man jack.

    The Queen's Cup G. A. Henty
  • Fortunately, not a man jack aboard this ship knows a word of your language, so they'll think you're arranging truce terms.

    The Highest Treason Randall Garrett

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