Origin of high-low-jack
First recorded in 1805–15
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Examples from the Web for high-low-jack
But the Major and the Colonel were playing a rubber of seven-up (or high-low-Jack) and paid no attention.
They had started an innocent game of high-low-jack and had been stopped.The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
This edition was gotten up by Sunderland for a high-low-jack pack, and was read the first night.
He never had any instruction in his profession, aside from a slight amount of training in high-low-jack.Cordwood
Edgar Wilson (Bill) Nye