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jacks

/ (dʒæks) /
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noun

(functioning as singular) a game in which bone, metal, or plastic pieces (jackstones) are thrown and then picked up in various groups between bounces or throws of a small ballSometimes called: knucklebones

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Word Origin for jacks

C19: shortened from jackstones, variant of checkstones pebbles
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