blackjack

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v blackjack exert pressure on someone through threats
    • n blackjack a gambling game using cards; the object is to hold cards having a higher count than those dealt to the banker up to but not exceeding 21
    • n blackjack a flag usually bearing a white skull and crossbones on a black background; indicates a pirate ship
    • n blackjack a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
    • n blackjack 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
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Usage

In literature:

Blackjack, bought at the corner, had not so full a flavor.
"Chimney-Pot Papers" by Charles S. Brooks
That blow came from a blackjack in the hands of Marjorie Faulkner's assailant.
"The Radio Boys with the Revenue Guards" by Gerald Breckenridge
There would be a game of blackjack going on somewhere there about now.
"The Martian Cabal" by Roman Frederick Starzl
He must have won all the blackjacks east of the Mississippi.
"Lighter Than You Think" by Nelson Bond
I never took a crack at you with a blackjack in the dark!
"Claim Number One" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
The second man came in with his blackjack swinging.
"Nor Iron Bars a Cage...." by Gordon Randall Garrett
He jumped one of the guards, and they blackjacked him.
"Thin Edge" by Gordon Randall Garrett
The tramp, desperate now, got on his feet and rushed at them with his blackjack.
"The Rushton Boys at Rally Hall" by Spencer Davenport
Even at noontime the dice table was jammed with customers, and the blackjack tables were nearly full.
"The Scarlet Lake Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
I dropped out of the blackjack game after dropping another five munits, and headed slowly towards the dice table.
"Noble Redman" by Jesse Franklin Bone
Yet murderous blackjacks were put into the hands of the membership of the club.
"The Everett massacre" by Walker C. Smith
He struck with the blackjack, and Lefty barely avoided the blow.
"Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager" by Burt L. Standish
The felled tree lay across a wiregrass-covered space enclosed on three sides by clumps of palmettos and a blackjack thicket.
"Captain Ted" by Louis Pendleton
On the lower slopes grow most of the blackjack oaks, post oaks, red oaks and mulberries.
"The Forest Habitat of the University of Kansas Natural History Reservation" by Henry S. Fitch
Suddenly they rush upon him, blackjacks in hand.
"Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist" by Alexander Berkman
The police are in on it, too; every once in awhile one of them gets blackjacked, or something like that.
"Turns about Town" by Robert Cortes Holliday
Vainly was he blackjacked and scarified by me in her behalf.
"Edgar Saltus: The Man" by Marie Saltus
It was the blackjack.
""Persons Unknown"" by Virginia Tracy
If I'd a knowed she had a blackjack would I have let her sneak up behind me?
"Comrade Yetta" by Albert Edwards
Many a man has used a worse blackjack.
"A Little Wizard" by Stanley J. Weyman
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In news:

1, Rodney Atkins, wants y'all ladies to know about a few of his favorite things: bird dogs, honkytonks, blackjack, pickup trucks, sparkplugs, beer pong, throwin' darts, and extra innings.
Two months after Gov Bev Perdue trumpeted a new gambling compact with the state's Cherokee Indians, live blackjack and poker are inching closer to reality at the tribe's Western North Carolina casino.
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MLive file photo Blackjack cards are dealt at the Gun Lake Casino.
Ai Weiwei's Detention Casts Pall on Harvard Graduate School of Design , Atlantic City Blackjack Community.
If you're looking for easy casino games to play on your Vegas vacation, blackjack is probably your best bet.
Such as craps, roulette, or one of the many variations of poker -- can be intimidating to the newbie gambler, blackjack is easy to learn.
Vikings, Blackjacks battle for spot at state in 5A title game for 4th straight year.
Apple iPhone 3G and Samsung Blackjack II.
Hobbies: Kicking man ass at Pool and Blackjack (guys hate to lose to a girl I've found).
BLACKJACK PAYS three to two, and Halloween is October 31.
Unless, due to new policies at the bankrupt casinos, blackjack pays six to five, and, due to Hurricane Sandy and gubernatorial decree, Halloween is November 5 instead.
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In science:

Shuffling cards for blackjack, bridge, and other card games.
Riffle shuffles of a deck with repeated cards
Shuffling cards for blackjack, bridge, and other card games.
A rule of thumb for riffle shuffling
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