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BLACKJACK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does blackjack mean? 

BLACKJACK (noun)
  The noun BLACKJACK has 4 senses:

1. a common scrubby deciduous tree of central and southeastern United States having dark bark and broad three-lobed (club-shaped) leaves; tends to form dense thickets
2. a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
3. a flag usually bearing a white skull and crossbones on a black background; indicates a pirate ship
4. 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

  Familiarity information: BLACKJACK used as a noun is uncommon.


BLACKJACK (verb)
  The verb BLACKJACK has 1 sense:

1. exert pressure on someone through threats

  Familiarity information: BLACKJACK used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BLACKJACK (noun)


Sense 1blackjack [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A common scrubby deciduous tree of central and southeastern United States having dark bark and broad three-lobed (club-shaped) leaves; tends to form dense thickets

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

blackjack; blackjack oak; jack oak; Quercus marilandica

Hypernyms ("blackjack" is a kind of...):

scrub oak (any of various chiefly American small shrubby oaks often a dominant form on thin dry soils sometimes forming dense thickets)


Sense 2blackjack [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

cosh; blackjack; sap

Hypernyms ("blackjack" is a kind of...):

bludgeon (a club used as a weapon)


Sense 3blackjack [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A flag usually bearing a white skull and crossbones on a black background; indicates a pirate ship

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

black flag; Jolly Roger; pirate flag; blackjack

Hypernyms ("blackjack" is a kind of...):

flag (emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design)

Meronyms (parts of "blackjack"):

skull and crossbones (emblem warning of danger or death)


Sense 4blackjack [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

vingt-et-un; twenty-one; blackjack

Hypernyms ("blackjack" is a kind of...):

card game; cards (a game played with playing cards)


BLACKJACK (verb)


Sense 1blackjack [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Exert pressure on someone through threats

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

blackjack; blackmail; pressure

Hypernyms (to "blackjack" is one way to...):

act upon; influence; work (have and exert influence or effect)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


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