Definition of jacklight in English:

jacklight

Syllabification: jack·light
Pronunciation: /ˈjakˌlīt
 
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noun

North American
  • A portable light, especially one used for hunting fishing at night.
    More example sentences
    • During the Qing Dynastyi1644 - 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.

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