- a large clasp knife or pocketknife; jackknife.
Origin of jockteleg
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Examples from the Web for jockteleg
I had a cutlass, a jockteleg (or smuggler's sheaf-knife), and a pair of brass-mounted pistols ready swung in my leathern belt.Tales of Our Coast
S. R. Crockett