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A light used as a lure in night hunting or fishing.
intr.v. jack·light·ed, jack·light·ing, jack·lights
To hunt or fish with a jacklight.



a portable light used as a lure in hunting or fishing at night.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jacklight - a light used as a lure in hunting or fishing at night
light source, light - any device serving as a source of illumination; "he stopped the car and turned off the lights"
Verb1.jacklight - hunt with a jacklight
hunt, hunt down, track down, run - pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals); "Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland"; "The dogs are running deer"; "The Duke hunted in these woods"
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Mention the word "poaching," and most sportsmen probably think of deer being jacklighted, game hogs bagging too many ducks or maybe the increasing number of professional poaching rings supplying the black market in wildlife parts.
The Lowell poem of Life Studies characteristically ends with the speaker jacklighted by a frieze of narrative description.