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jack-tar

or Jack Tar

[ jak-tahr ]
/ ˈdʒækˈtɑr /
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noun
a sailor.
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Origin of jack-tar

First recorded in 1775–85
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British Dictionary definitions for jack-tar

Jack Tar

noun
mainly literary a sailor
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