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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jack′-tar′(n.)

or Jack′ Tar′

  1. a sailor.

    Category: Navy

Origin of jack-tar:

1775–85

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mariner, seaman, tar, Jack-tar, Jack, old salt, seafarer, gob, sea dog(noun)

    a man who serves as a sailor

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