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jack·stone

 (jăk′stōn′)
n.
1. jackstones(used with a sing. verb) The game of jacks.
2. One of the pieces used in playing jacks.
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Noun1.jackstones - game equipment consisting of one of several small six-pointed metal pieces that are picked up while bouncing a ball in the game of jacks
game equipment - equipment or apparatus used in playing a game
2.jackstones - a game in which jackstones are thrown and picked up in various groups between bounces of a small rubber balljackstones - a game in which jackstones are thrown and picked up in various groups between bounces of a small rubber ball
child's game - a game enjoyed by children
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