Glossary

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jack (n.) 1jacket, tunic, coat [usually of quilted leather]
jack (n.) 2figure of a man who strikes a bell on the outside of a clock
jack (n.) 3key [in a harpsichord, virginal, etc; strictly, part of the key mechanism]
Jack (n.) 1Jack-in-office, ill-mannered fellow, lout, knave
Jack (n.) 2Jack o'lantern, trickster, practical joker
Jack (n.) 3serving-man
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minute-jack (n.)
AC III.xiii.93 [Antony to attendants, of Thidias] Take hence this Jack and whip him
AC III.xiii.103 [Antony to all] The Jack of Caesar's shall / Bear us an errand to him
Cor V.ii.60 [Menenius to First Watch] a Jack guardant cannot office me from my son Coriolanus
1H4 II.iv.11 [Prince Hal to Poins, of some acquaintances] They ... tell me flatly I am no proud Jack like Falstaff [and throughout the scene]
1H4 III.iii.84 [Falstaff to Hostess] The Prince is a Jack
1H4 III.iii.136 [Hostess to Prince Hal, of Falstaff] he called you Jack
1H4 V.iv.137 [Falstaff to all] if I be not Jack Falstaff, then am I a Jack
MA I.i.171 [Benedick to Claudio] do you play the flouting Jack
MA V.i.91 [Antonio to Claudio and Don Pedro] Boys, apes, braggarts, Jacks
MV III.iv.77 [Portia to Nerissa, of dressing as men] I have within my mind / A thousand raw tricks of these bragging Jacks, / Which I will practise
MW I.iv.114 [Caius to Mistress Quickly, of Evans] I vill kill de Jack priest
MW II.iii.28 [Caius to Host, of Evans] he is de coward Jack priest of de vorld
R3 I.iii.53 [Richard to all, of himself as a plain man] his simple truth must be abused / With silken, sly, insinuating Jacks
R3 I.iii.72 [Richard to Queen Elizabeth] There's many a gentle person made a Jack
RJ II.iv.149 [Nurse to Romeo, of Mercutio] I'll take him down ... and twenty such Jacks
RJ III.i.11 [Mercutio to Benvolio] thou art as hot a Jack in thy mood as any in Italy
RJ IV.v.143 [Second Musician to First Musician, of Peter] Hang him, Jack!
TS II.i.158 [Hortensio as Licio to Baptista, of Katherina] she did call me rascal fiddler / And twangling Jack
TS II.i.281 [Katherina to Baptista, of Petruchio] A madcap ruffian and a swearing Jack