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  1. Black-jacknoun

    a name given by English miners to sphalerite, or zinc blende; -- called also false galena. See Blende

  2. Black-jacknoun

    caramel or burnt sugar, used to color wines, spirits, ground coffee, etc

  3. Black-jacknoun

    a large leather vessel for beer, etc

  4. Black-jacknoun

    the Quercus nigra, or barren oak

  5. Black-jacknoun

    the ensign of a pirate

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. black-jack

    The ensign of a pirate. Also, a capacious tin can for beer, which was formerly made of waxed leather. In 1630 Taylor wrote-- "Nor or of blacke-jacks at gentle buttry-bars, Whose liquor oftentimes breeds household wars."

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of black-jack in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of black-jack in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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