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black·jack

 (blăk′jăk′)
n.
1. A leather-covered bludgeon with a short, flexible shaft or strap, used as a hand weapon.
2. Games A card game in which the object is to accumulate cards with a higher count than that of the dealer but not exceeding 21. Also called twenty-one, vingt-et-un.
3. Sphalerite.
tr.v. black·jacked, black·jack·ing, black·jacks
1. To hit or beat with a blackjack.
2. To coerce by threats.

blackjack

(ˈblækˌdʒæk)
n
a truncheon of leather-covered lead with a flexible shaft
vb
1. (tr) to hit with or as if with a blackjack
2. (tr) to compel (a person) by threats
[C19: from black + jack1 (implement)]

blackjack

(ˈblækˌdʒæk)
n
1. (Card Games) pontoon or any of various similar card games
2. (Card Games) the ace of spades
[C20: from black + jack1 (the knave)]

blackjack

(ˈblækˌdʒæk)
n
(Minerals) a dark iron-rich variety of the mineral sphalerite
[C18: from black + jack1 (originally a miner's name for this useless ore)]

blackjack

(ˈblækˌdʒæk)
n
(Plants) a small oak tree, Quercus marilandica, of the southeastern US, with blackish bark and fan-shaped leaves. Also called: blackjack oak
[C19: from black + jack1 (from the proper name, popularly used in many plant names)]

blackjack

(ˈblækˌdʒæk)
n
a tarred leather tankard or jug
[C16: from black + jack3]

black•jack

(ˈblækˌdʒæk)
n.
1. a short, leather-covered club, consisting of a heavy head on a flexible handle, used as a weapon.
2.
a. Also called twenty-one. a gambling game at cards, in which a player needs to get more points than the dealer to win, but not more than 21.
b. an ace together with a ten or a face card as the first two cards dealt in a hand of this game.
3. a small oak, Quercus marilandica, of the eastern U.S., having a nearly black bark.
4. a large drinking cup or jug for beer, ale, etc., orig. made of leather coated externally with tar.
5. a dark, iron-rich variety of sphalerite.
v.t.
6. to strike or beat with a blackjack.
7. to compel by threat.
[1505–15]

blackjack


Past participle: blackjacked
Gerund: blackjacking

Imperative
blackjack
blackjack
Present
I blackjack
you blackjack
he/she/it blackjacks
we blackjack
you blackjack
they blackjack
Preterite
I blackjacked
you blackjacked
he/she/it blackjacked
we blackjacked
you blackjacked
they blackjacked
Present Continuous
I am blackjacking
you are blackjacking
he/she/it is blackjacking
we are blackjacking
you are blackjacking
they are blackjacking
Present Perfect
I have blackjacked
you have blackjacked
he/she/it has blackjacked
we have blackjacked
you have blackjacked
they have blackjacked
Past Continuous
I was blackjacking
you were blackjacking
he/she/it was blackjacking
we were blackjacking
you were blackjacking
they were blackjacking
Past Perfect
I had blackjacked
you had blackjacked
he/she/it had blackjacked
we had blackjacked
you had blackjacked
they had blackjacked
Future
I will blackjack
you will blackjack
he/she/it will blackjack
we will blackjack
you will blackjack
they will blackjack
Future Perfect
I will have blackjacked
you will have blackjacked
he/she/it will have blackjacked
we will have blackjacked
you will have blackjacked
they will have blackjacked
Future Continuous
I will be blackjacking
you will be blackjacking
he/she/it will be blackjacking
we will be blackjacking
you will be blackjacking
they will be blackjacking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been blackjacking
you have been blackjacking
he/she/it has been blackjacking
we have been blackjacking
you have been blackjacking
they have been blackjacking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been blackjacking
you will have been blackjacking
he/she/it will have been blackjacking
we will have been blackjacking
you will have been blackjacking
they will have been blackjacking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been blackjacking
you had been blackjacking
he/she/it had been blackjacking
we had been blackjacking
you had been blackjacking
they had been blackjacking
Conditional
I would blackjack
you would blackjack
he/she/it would blackjack
we would blackjack
you would blackjack
they would blackjack
Past Conditional
I would have blackjacked
you would have blackjacked
he/she/it would have blackjacked
we would have blackjacked
you would have blackjacked
they would have blackjacked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blackjack - a common scrubby deciduous tree of central and southeastern United States having dark bark and broad three-lobed (club-shaped) leavesblackjack - a common scrubby deciduous tree of central and southeastern United States having dark bark and broad three-lobed (club-shaped) leaves; tends to form dense thickets
scrub oak - any of various chiefly American small shrubby oaks often a dominant form on thin dry soils sometimes forming dense thickets
2.blackjack - a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
bludgeon - a club used as a weapon
3.blackjack - a flag usually bearing a white skull and crossbones on a black backgroundblackjack - a flag usually bearing a white skull and crossbones on a black background; indicates a pirate ship
flag - emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
skull and crossbones - emblem warning of danger or death
4.blackjack - a gambling game using cardsblackjack - a gambling game using cards; the object is to hold cards having a higher count than those dealt to the banker up to but not exceeding 21
card game, cards - a game played with playing cards
Verb1.blackjack - exert pressure on someone through threats
act upon, influence, work - have and exert influence or effect; "The artist's work influenced the young painter"; "She worked on her friends to support the political candidate"

blackjack

verb
To compel by pressure or threats:
Informal: hijack, strong-arm.
Translations

blackjack

[ˈblækdʒæk] N (esp US)
1. (= truncheon) → cachiporra f con puño flexible
2. (= flag) → bandera f pirata
3. (Cards) → veintiuna f

blackjack

[ˈblækdʒæk] n
(CARDS)vingt-et-un m
(US) (= truncheon) → matraque f

blackjack

[ˈblækˌdʒæk] n (Cards) → ventuno; (at casino) → blackjack m inv (Am) (truncheon) → manganello