jack staff

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noun

a flagstaff at the bow of a vessel, on which a jack is flown.

Nearby words

  1. jack rose,
  2. jack russell,
  3. jack russell terrier,
  4. jack salmon,
  5. jack shit,
  6. jack tar,
  7. jack the ripper,
  8. jack towel,
  9. jack truss,
  10. jack up

Origin of jack staff

First recorded in 1685–95

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