A portable light, especially one used for fishing at night.
More example sentences
- During the Qing Dynastyi1644 - 1911), the local peasants and fishermen often made and used ice lanterns as jack-lights during the winter months.
- The spearing was conducted from row boats in 2 to 6 feet of water, by means of ordinary fish spears with illumination from jack-lights.
Definition of jack light in:
- The US English dictionary