noun British Slang.
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Starting in the 1970s, then MPAA president Jack Valenti began what was to become a decades-long fight against the quota system.Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea|Rich Goldstein|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Heinold's First and Last Chance, Oakland (Jack London, Taft) You can thank Johnny Heinold for your favorite Jack London book.
But not even the threat of death can suppress the urge to live vicariously through Jack Dawson and James Bond.North Korea’s Secret Movie Bootleggers: How Western Films Make It Into the Hermit Kingdom|Lizzie Crocker|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As I size up the scene, Jack White now wears the crown … and he wears it well.
Nets guard Jarrett Jack claimed credit for the shirts LeBron James and several other players were seen in before the game.‘I Can’t Breathe’ Makes It Onto the Court for Will and Kate to See|Jacob Siegel|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Strathland would bundle me out in ten minutes if anything happened to Jack.
She is immensely rich, one of the ablest political women in London, and Jack is desperately in love with her.
How on earth can Jack find time to think about women with the immense amount of work he gets through?
No, Jack is not much to look at, except when he wakes up—I have seen him quite transfigured on the platform.
Little Jack Charmington, her husband, had a snug four hundred a year of his own, which quite sufficed for his modest needs.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills