Definition of Jacklight

1. Noun. A light used as a lure in hunting or fishing at night.

Generic synonyms: Light, Light Source



2. Verb. Hunt with a jacklight. "In the summer they like to go out and jacklight"
Exact synonyms: Jack
Generic synonyms: Hunt, Hunt Down, Run, Track Down

Definition of Jacklight

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jacklight

jackhole
jackholes
jackies
jacking
jacking off
jacking up
jackknife
jackknife-fish
jackknife clam
jackknifed
jackknifes
jackknifing
jackknives
jackleg
jacklegs
jacklight (current term)
jacklighted
jacklighting
jacklights
jackman
jackmen
jackoff
jackoffs
jackplane
jackplanes
jackpot
jackpots
jackpudding
jackpuddings
jackrabbit

Literary usage of Jacklight

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sam Lovel's Camps: Uncle Lisha's Friends Under Bark and Canvas : Sequel to by Rowland Evans Robinson (1889)
"SPEARING BY jacklight. AFTER the cold snap came a week of soft-breathed days and dark, still, frostless nights, wherein the traps waylaid many a nightly ..."

2. Alone in the Wilderness by Joseph Knowles (1913)
"jacklight photography is real sport, and when it is all over the animal is not harmed in ... Then you need a canoe and a jacklight on a staff in the bow. ..."

3. Camera by Columbia Photographic Society, Philadelphia (1916)
"Shine him with the jacklight if you would get nearer. Hold the electric flash and gun in your left hand, the camera in your right, keeping a beam of light ..."

4. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1898)
"Outside of this game, 2 of us were ambitious to kill an alligator at night by jacklight. Several of these festive gentry had M— and I killed in the daytime, ..."

5. Annotated Consolidated Laws of the State of New York: As Amended to January by Clarence Frank Birdseye, Robert Cushing Cumming, Frank Bixby Gilbert, New York (State). (1916)
"No jacklight or other artificial light, trap or saltlick, or other device to entrap or entice deer, shall be used, made or set, nor shall any deer be taken ..."

6. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Almanac (1921)
"Deer shall not be hunted with dogs; no jacklight or other artificial light, trap, saltlick or other device to entrap or entice deer shall be used, ..."

7. The American Slave-trade: An Account of Its Origin, Growth and Suppression by John Randolph Spears (1900)
"Some law-abiding citizens having notified him that Utica scoundrels were killing deer by jacklight on Little ..."

8. With Rod and Gun in New England and the Maritime Provinces ...: With Valuble by Edward Augustus Samuels (1897)
"Hunting by ' jacklight' at night is followed in some localities ; to many sportsmen it is undoubtedly a most fascinating method, but it is a very ..."

9. Sam Lovel's Camps: Uncle Lisha's Friends Under Bark and Canvas : Sequel to by Rowland Evans Robinson (1889)
"SPEARING BY jacklight. AFTER the cold snap came a week of soft-breathed days and dark, still, frostless nights, wherein the traps waylaid many a nightly ..."

10. Alone in the Wilderness by Joseph Knowles (1913)
"jacklight photography is real sport, and when it is all over the animal is not harmed in ... Then you need a canoe and a jacklight on a staff in the bow. ..."

11. Camera by Columbia Photographic Society, Philadelphia (1916)
"Shine him with the jacklight if you would get nearer. Hold the electric flash and gun in your left hand, the camera in your right, keeping a beam of light ..."

12. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1898)
"Outside of this game, 2 of us were ambitious to kill an alligator at night by jacklight. Several of these festive gentry had M— and I killed in the daytime, ..."

13. Annotated Consolidated Laws of the State of New York: As Amended to January by Clarence Frank Birdseye, Robert Cushing Cumming, Frank Bixby Gilbert, New York (State). (1916)
"No jacklight or other artificial light, trap or saltlick, or other device to entrap or entice deer, shall be used, made or set, nor shall any deer be taken ..."

14. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Almanac (1921)
"Deer shall not be hunted with dogs; no jacklight or other artificial light, trap, saltlick or other device to entrap or entice deer shall be used, ..."

15. The American Slave-trade: An Account of Its Origin, Growth and Suppression by John Randolph Spears (1900)
"Some law-abiding citizens having notified him that Utica scoundrels were killing deer by jacklight on Little ..."

16. With Rod and Gun in New England and the Maritime Provinces ...: With Valuble by Edward Augustus Samuels (1897)
"Hunting by ' jacklight' at night is followed in some localities ; to many sportsmen it is undoubtedly a most fascinating method, but it is a very ..."

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