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jacklight

[ jak-lahyt ]
/ 藞d蕭忙k藢la瑟t /
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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路light路ed or jack路lit, jack路light路ing.
to hunt or fish for with a jacklight.
verb (used without object), jack路light路ed or jack路lit, jack路light路ing.
to hunt or fish with the aid of a jacklight.
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Origin of jacklight

First recorded in 1785鈥95; jack1 + light1
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