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synonyms for jack-tar

  • bluejacket
  • boater
  • cadet
  • diver
  • lascar
  • marine
  • mariner
  • mate
  • middy
  • navigator
  • pilot
  • pirate
  • salt
  • seafarer
  • seaman
  • shipmate
  • swab
  • tar
  • tarpaulin
  • windjammer
  • able-bodied sailor
  • circumnavigator
  • deck hand
  • hearty
  • midshipman/woman
  • old salt
  • sea dog
  • sea person
  • shellback
  • swabber
  • swabbie
  • water dog
  • yachter
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How to use jack-tar in a sentence

Strathland would bundle me out in ten minutes if anything happened to Jack.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
She is immensely rich, one of the ablest political women in London, and Jack is desperately in love with her.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
How on earth can Jack find time to think about women with the immense amount of work he gets through?
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
No, Jack is not much to look at, except when he wakes up—I have seen him quite transfigured on the platform.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Little Jack Charmington, her husband, had a snug four hundred a year of his own, which quite sufficed for his modest needs.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
This is not the first time in history when the lack of a ha'porth of tar has spoilt the ship of State.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
One of Yung Pak's favourite toys was a wooden jumping-jack with a pasteboard tongue.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
"Take me back, Jack; take me back to Mrs. Haggard's at once," the poor little woman had pleaded to the parson.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
I hung the receiver up again, wondering what business could fetch Jack Bridges round at that time of the evening to see me.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
I wish Vicky saw through her; she has so much influence over Jack, and such deadly powers of ridicule.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
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