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jack o'lanternwill o' the wisp, a strange light that attracts travellersRate it:

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jack o'lanternA vegetable, usually a pumpkin, but alternatively a turnip, carved into the form of a face and lighted within by a candle. Associated chiefly with the holiday Halloween.Rate it:

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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jack aroundto misbehave, fool aroundRate it:

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jack offTo masturbate.Rate it:

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jack upTo ruin; wreck; mess up; screw up; sometimes as a bowdlerized substitution for f** up.Rate it:

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jack upTo raise, hoist, or lift a thing using a jack, or similar means.Rate it:

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jack inTo stop doing a regular activity. Often a job or studies.Rate it:

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jack inTo insert an electronic coupling into a receptacle; to connect to something, whether involving a physical medium or not.Rate it:

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jack of all trades, master of noneA person who has a competent grasp of many skills but who is not outstanding in any one.Rate it:

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jack upTo raise, increase, or accelerate; often said of prices, fees, or rates. See also jack up the price.Rate it:

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all work and no play makes jack a dull boyToo much focus on one's career is often viewed unfavorably.Too much hard work and not enough leisure time can be unhealthy.Rate it:

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before you can say jack robinsonVery quickly. Quicker than you expect.Rate it:

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every jack has his jilleverybody will find someone to have a romantic relationship with at some point in their lifeRate it:

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every man jackAll the members of a group with no exceptions.Rate it:

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jack aroundto dawdle, to waste timeRate it:

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jack it inAn imperative to stop doing something that the speaker finds annoying.Rate it:

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jack of all tradesOne competent in many endeavors, especially one who excels in none of them.Rate it:

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jack of all trades, master of noneA master of integration, who knows enough from many learned trades and skills to be able to bring their disciplines together in a practical manner; a polymath; a renaissance man.Rate it:

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jack of all trades, master of none!An individual capable of repairing, correcting, restoring many deficiencies, however is incapable of rendering a high level of expertness in these instances.Rate it:

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jack offAn annoying person or one who has committed a transgression with no or insufficient apology; a jerk, an asshole.Rate it:

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jack offTo manually stimulate someone sexually, generally a male.Rate it:

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Jack TarAlternative spelling of jacktar.Rate it:

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jack-tarAlternative spelling of jacktar.Rate it:

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doubting debbiesomeone who always see's the negativeRate it:

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FortnightOilA Specially Refined Lantern-oil for the Switchman's Signal Lanterns used on the Grand Trunk Railroad. 'Topped-Off' Lanterns generally required refilling after a 'fortnight' of duty time. (Conjecture)Rate it:

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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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read to filth (or) read for filthBasically to scold, or to get called out on something; to reprimand, to degrade, to cuss out, to correct, to set them straight, to tell them what's what & who's who.Rate it:

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you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pigYou can try to change something or one's outward appearance, but it will not change the inward appearance. Even if you put lipstick on a pig, it will always roll in mud and grunt.Rate it:

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BroadwayThe highest straight in poker, ace-king-queen-jack-ten.Rate it:

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factotumJack of all trades.Rate it:

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full of himself/herself:The self-centered individual awash with a smattering of 'ego' expresses an 'all-knowing', 'all familiar', par excellence in the extreme:Rate it:

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lay an eggThe act or performance which is substandard in one's capability. An act or performance which is substandard or below the typical level of one's usual production or output: An act, production or presentation of a noxious, negative, repulsive, boorish nature:Rate it:

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picture cardking, queen or jackRate it:

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