jack

1. noun /dʒæk/
a) A mechanical device used to raise and (temporarily) support a heavy object.

She used a jack to lift her car and changed the tire.

b) A man or men in general.

Every man jack.

2. verb /dʒæk/
a) To use a jack.

He jacked the car up so that he could replace the brake pads.

b) To steal something, typically an automobile.

Someone jacked my car last night!


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