Definition of Jacker
1. Noun. (archaic) One who hunts at night using a jacklight - see Wikipedia article. ¹
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Definition of Jacker
1. one that jacks [n -S] - See also: jacks
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Literary usage of Jacker
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. United States Catholic Historical Magazine by J. G. Shea (1890)
"INDIAN MYTHOLOGY, Paper read before the Houghton County Historical Society and Mining Institute, by V. Rev. E. jacker. The most prominent and interesting ..."
2. Historic Mackinac: The Historical, Picturesque and Legendary Features of the by Edwin Orin Wood (1918)
"It was named for Father Edward jacker, one of the best known and best loved ... In 1877 Father jacker became pastor at St. Ignace, and it was in that year ..."
3. Life and Labors of Rt. Rev. Frederic Baraga, First Bishop of Marquette, Mich by Chrysostom Verwyst (1900)
"Young jacker began his studies at the gymnasium of his native town. ... About the year 184G jacker entered the University of Tubingen as candidate of ..."
4. Proof-sheets of a Bibliography of the Languages of the North American Indians by James Constantine Pilling (1885)
"Contains many Algonkin terme, examples, &c. 1954 jacker (Francis). ... Mr. jacker contributed to this report a story in signs and appended the oral part of ..."
5. Lumber, Its Manufacture and Distribution by Ralph Clement Bryant (1922)
"... usually from the mill pond into the sawmill. (Gen.) Syn.: jacker chain (Gen.), bull chain, log haul chain (PCF). jacker. See Pond man. jacker chain. ..."
6. Chicago Antiquities: Comprising Original Items and Relations, Letters by Henry Higgins Hurlbut (1881)
""By direction of Father jacker, village priest, further excavations were made the same year, and conclusive proofs of the identity of the spot as the grave ..."