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jack·light

 (jăk′līt′)
n.
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.
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jack•light

(ˈdʒækˌlaɪt)

n.
a portable light used as a lure in hunting or fishing at night.
[1785–95]
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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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