jack rod


noun Nautical.

a horizontal metal rod or tube to which an awning or other cloth may be seized to support it.

Nearby words

  1. jack plug,
  2. jack post,
  3. jack rabbit,
  4. jack rafter,
  5. jack robinson,
  6. jack rope,
  7. jack rose,
  8. jack russell,
  9. jack russell terrier,
  10. jack salmon

Also called jackstay.

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