Jackstone
Jackstone Jack"stone`, n. 1. One of the pebbles or pieces used in the game of jackstones. [1913 Webster]

2. (pl.) A game played with five small stones or pieces of metal. See 6th {Chuck}. Also called {jacks}. See {jack}[12], n. [1913 Webster]


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  • jackstone — [jak′stōn΄] n. [< dial. checkstone, chackstone < check, chuck, pebble] 1. JACK (n. 13c) 2. [pl., with sing. v.] JACKS …   English World dictionary

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  • jackstone — noun A jack; one of the playing pieces in the game of jacks …   Wiktionary

  • jackstone — n. small pebble used in the game of jacks …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jackstone — noun see jack1 (sense 5) …   English new terms dictionary

  • jackstone — jack·stone …   English syllables

  • jackstone — n. 1 a small piece of metal etc. used with others in tossing games. Also called JACK(1). 2 (in pl.) a a game with a ball and jackstones. b the game of jacks …   Useful english dictionary

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