Why Is The Name Jack Used In So Many Fairy Tales?Doesn’t it seem like a disproportionate number of fairy tales contain a hero named Jack? Is this just a coincidence?
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Examples from the Web for jankin
Bid them welcome, Jankin, to such poor cheer as we can give them.
Jankin appeared in high spirits, and had indeed enjoyed his ride immensely.
"Here they be," roared Jankin, who had stationed himself as look-out in a high tree.