Jackass bark
Jackass Jack"ass`, n. [2d jack + ass.] [1913 Webster] 1. The male ass; a donkey. [1913 Webster]

2. A conceited dolt; a perverse blockhead; -- disparaging and offensive. [1913 Webster]

{Jackass bark} (Naut.), a three-masted vessel, with only the foremast square-rigged; a barkentine.

{Jackass deer} (Zo["o]l.), the koba.

{Jackass hare}, {Jackass rabbit} (Zo["o]l.). See {Jack rabbit}, under 2d {Jack}, n.

{Jackass penguin} (Zo["o]l.), any species of penguin of the genus {Spheniscus}, of which several are known. One species ({Spheniscus demersus}) inhabits the islands near the Cape of Good Hope; another ({Spheniscus Magellanicus}) is found at the Falkland Islands. They make a noise like the braying of an ass; -- hence the name.

{Laughing jackass}. (Zo["o]l.) See under {Laughing}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • jackass bark — Naut. 1. a barkentine square rigged on the mainmast above a gaff mainsail. 2. Also called four masted brig. a sailing ship having four or more masts, the foremast and mainmast being wholly square rigged, the others being fore and aft rigged. 3.… …   Universalium

  • jackass bark — noun 1. : a 3 masted ship square rigged on the foremast, setting square topsails and topgallant sails over a fore and aft mainsail, and fore and aft rigged on the mizzen 2. : a 4 masted ship square rigged on the foremast and mainmast and gaff… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jackass — Jack ass , n. [2d jack + ass.] [1913 Webster] 1. The male ass; a donkey. [1913 Webster] 2. A conceited dolt; a perverse blockhead; disparaging and offensive. [1913 Webster] {Jackass bark} (Naut.), a three masted vessel, with only the foremast… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jackass deer — Jackass Jack ass , n. [2d jack + ass.] [1913 Webster] 1. The male ass; a donkey. [1913 Webster] 2. A conceited dolt; a perverse blockhead; disparaging and offensive. [1913 Webster] {Jackass bark} (Naut.), a three masted vessel, with only the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jackass hare — Jackass Jack ass , n. [2d jack + ass.] [1913 Webster] 1. The male ass; a donkey. [1913 Webster] 2. A conceited dolt; a perverse blockhead; disparaging and offensive. [1913 Webster] {Jackass bark} (Naut.), a three masted vessel, with only the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jackass penguin — Jackass Jack ass , n. [2d jack + ass.] [1913 Webster] 1. The male ass; a donkey. [1913 Webster] 2. A conceited dolt; a perverse blockhead; disparaging and offensive. [1913 Webster] {Jackass bark} (Naut.), a three masted vessel, with only the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jackass rabbit — Jackass Jack ass , n. [2d jack + ass.] [1913 Webster] 1. The male ass; a donkey. [1913 Webster] 2. A conceited dolt; a perverse blockhead; disparaging and offensive. [1913 Webster] {Jackass bark} (Naut.), a three masted vessel, with only the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jackass-barque — A jackass barque, sometimes spelled jackass bark, is a sailing ship with 3 (or more) masts, of which the foremast is square rigged and the main is partially square rigged (topsail, topgallant, etc.) and partially fore and aft rigged (course). The …   Wikipedia

  • Laughing jackass — Jackass Jack ass , n. [2d jack + ass.] [1913 Webster] 1. The male ass; a donkey. [1913 Webster] 2. A conceited dolt; a perverse blockhead; disparaging and offensive. [1913 Webster] {Jackass bark} (Naut.), a three masted vessel, with only the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spheniscus demersus — Jackass Jack ass , n. [2d jack + ass.] [1913 Webster] 1. The male ass; a donkey. [1913 Webster] 2. A conceited dolt; a perverse blockhead; disparaging and offensive. [1913 Webster] {Jackass bark} (Naut.), a three masted vessel, with only the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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