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"On we went then," said Aylward, after a long pull at his blackjack.

There would be a game of blackjack going on somewhere there about now.

The fact that it had been a blackjack that had hit him was important.

I must have that girl, dad, or this town is a blackjack swamp forevermore.

"Blackjack" Donnely had made that clear in his trial in Texas.

Roland is so weak-minded that he takes the blackjack and puts it in his pocket.

George stooped over and whispered to me, Where is the blackjack?

The guard produced a blackjack and tapped the shot-filled leather in his palm.

Then I suppose we give him the blackjack and take it all away from him?

He struck with the blackjack, and Lefty barely avoided the blow.

WORD ORIGIN

used in many senses since 16c., earliest is possibly "tar-coated leather jug for beer" (1590s), from black (adj.) + jack in any of its many slang senses. The weapon so called from 1889; the card game by 1900.

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