jacklight
jacklight jacklight n. A portable source of light, as an oil lantern or electric light, used as a lure for hunting at night.

Syn: jack. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • jacklight — v. t. to fish for or hunt with a jacklight. Syn: jack. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jacklight — [jak′līt΄] n. [ JACK + LIGHT1] JACK (n. 14) vt. JACK (vt. 2) …   English World dictionary

  • Jacklight — Infobox Book name =Jacklight title orig = translator = author =Louise Erdrich cover artist = country =USA language =English series = subject = genre =Poetry publisher =Holt, Rinehart and Winston release date =February 15, 1984 media type… …   Wikipedia

  • jacklight — /jak luyt /, n., v., jacklighted or jacklit, jacklighting. n. 1. a portable cresset, oil burning lantern, or electric light used as a lure in hunting or fishing at night. v.t. 2. to hunt or fish for with a jacklight. v.i. 3. to hunt or fish with… …   Universalium

  • jacklight — I noun a light used as a lure in hunting or fishing at night • Hypernyms: ↑light, ↑light source II verb hunt with a jacklight • Syn: ↑jack • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • jacklight — n. light used as means of a lure when hunting or fishing at night v. fish or hunt using a jacklight …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jacklight — noun Date: circa 1841 a light used especially in hunting or fishing at night …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • jacklight — a light, whether a simple burning brand or a high powered lantern, used to attract fish to be netted or speared …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • jacklight — jack•light [[t]ˈdʒækˌlaɪt[/t]] n. a portable light used as a lure in hunting or fishing at night • Etymology: 1785–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • jacklight — /ˈdʒæklaɪt/ (say jakluyt) noun US a portable cresset, oil burning lantern, or electric light used in hunting or fishing at night …   Australian English dictionary

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