jacklight

[ jak-lahyt ]
/ ˈdʒækˌlaɪt /

noun

a portable cresset, oil-burning lantern, or electric light used as a lure in hunting or fishing at night.

verb (used with object), jack·light·ed or jack·lit, jack·light·ing.

to hunt or fish for with a jacklight.

verb (used without object), jack·light·ed or jack·lit, jack·light·ing.

to hunt or fish with the aid of a jacklight.

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Origin of jacklight

First recorded in 1785–95; jack1 + light1
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