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blackjack at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


blackjack at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [Sense: 1; Date: 1900-2000; Origin: black + JACK12]// [Sense: 2; Date: 1800-1900; Origin: black + jack 'tool' (16-20 centuries)]//
1 [U] a card game, usually played for money, in which you try to get as close to 21 points as possible:
2 [C] a weapon like a stick covered with leather, used to hit people:

blackjack at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Card game whose object is to be dealt cards having a higher count than those of the dealer, up to but not exceeding 21. The dealer may use a single deck of 52 cards or two or more decks from a holder called a shoe. Aces count as 1 or 11, and face cards as 10. Depending on the rules used, bets may be placed before the deal, after each player has been dealt one card facedown, or after each player has received two cards facedown and the dealer has exposed one of his cards.

blackjack at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

98 Moby Thesaurus words for "blackjack":
Boston, Earl of Coventry, Pit, Polish bank, Russian bank,
all fours, baccarat, banker, bastinado, bat, battering ram, billy,
billy club, bludgeon, bluff, brag, bridge, bulldoze, bully,
canasta, cane, casino, club, coerce, commerce, commit, connections,
contract, contract bridge, cosh, cribbage, cudgel, dragoon, ecarte,
euchre, faro, ferule, five hundred, flinch, fright, frog, gin,
gin rummy, goat, hearts, hijack, intimidate, keno, knobkerrie,
lansquenet, life preserver, loo, lottery, lotto, mace, matrimony,
monte, morning star, napoleon, nightstick, old maid, ombre, paddle,
patience, penny ante, picquet, poker, put-and-take, quadrille,
quarterstaff, ram, reverse, rouge et noir, rum, rummy, sandbag,
seven-up, shanghai, shillelagh, skat, snipsnapsnorum, solitaire,
speculation, spontoon, staff, stave, steamroller, stick,
straight poker, strong-arm, stud poker, thirty-one, truncheon,
twenty-one, use violence, vingt-et-un, war club, whist

blackjack at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: a common scrubby deciduous tree of central and southeastern
United States having dark bark and broad 3-lobed
(club-shaped) leaves; tends to form dense thickets [syn:
{blackjack oak}, {jack oak}, {Quercus marilandica}]
2: a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle;
used for hitting people [syn: {cosh}, {sap}]
3: a gambling game using cards; the object is to hold cards
having a higher count than those dealt to the bank up to
but not exceeding 21 [syn: {twenty-one}, {vingt-et-un}]

v : exert pressure on someone through threats [syn: {blackmail},

blackjack at English (WD) Of Explained:

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Alternative forms

* black jack, black-jack


* Inter: enPR » blăk'jăk, Inter: IPA » /ˈblækdʒæk/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"bl{kdZ{k/


Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: card game » s A common gambling card game in casinos, where the object is to get as close to 21 without going over.
    1. Inter: card game » s A hand in the game of blackjack consisting of a face card and an ace.
    2. The flag (i.e., a jack) traditionally flown by pirate ships; popularly thought to be a white skull and crossed bones on a black field (the Jolly Roger). In older literature sometimes spelled "black jack".
    3. a small, flat, blunt, usually leather-covered instrument loaded with heavy material such as lead or ball bearings.
    4. a type of weed, Category: w - :Bidens pilosa|Bidens pilosa, in the family Compositae.


      Inter: trans-top » Gambling card game

  • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|eenentwintigen|n

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|vingt-et-un|m

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » Flag traditionally flown by pirate ships
    • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|piratenvlag|c

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • French: Inter: t- » fr|pavillon de pirates|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * baccarat
    • bludgeon
    • cosh
    • pontoon
    • truncheon
    • twenty-one


      Inter: en-verb » blackjacks|blackjacking|blackjacked|blackjacked

  • To strike with a blackjack or similar weapon.

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    Translation: et » blackjack
    Translation: fa » blackjack
    Translation: fr » blackjack
    Translation: ko » blackjack
    Translation: mg » blackjack
    Translation: pl » blackjack
    Translation: pt » blackjack
    Translation: fi » blackjack
    Translation: ta » blackjack
    Translation: vi » blackjack
    Translation: zh » blackjack