Jack back

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Jack back (Brewing & Malt Vinegar Manuf) a cistern which receives the wort. See under 1st Back.
    • Jack back the cistern which receives the infusion of malt and hops from the copper.
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Usage

In literature:

Three weeks passed away like lightning, and neither Jack nor Gascoigne thought of going back.
"Mr. Midshipman Easy" by Captain Frederick Marryat
Now, Jack, come back with me, and I'll give you something for her.
"Poor Jack" by Frederick Marryat
Sergeant Jack's evidence doesn't count, except as backed by his superiors.
"Children of the Tenements" by Jacob A. Riis
Jack now took one of the leaflets, and cutting out the central spine or stalk, hurried back with it to our camp.
"The Coral Island" by R.M. Ballantyne
To this lady Jack laid bare his inmost heart, and she led him back to the Saviour.
"The Coxswain's Bride" by R.M. Ballantyne
It was a stately man-of-war, with the Union Jack flying from her peak, and her sails backed so as to check her way.
"The Madman and the Pirate" by R.M. Ballantyne
Jack went down to the river and did not get back very soon.
"Crowded Out o' Crofield" by William O. Stoddard
But Jack caught him by the arm and pulled him back.
"The Rover Boys at Colby Hall" by Arthur M. Winfield
Back her, Jack, back her, me bye!
"Motor Boat Boys Mississippi Cruise" by Louis Arundel
Captain Jack and Lieutenant Fred had lost no time in hurrying back to the school, and their chums had gone with them.
"The Rover Boys on a Hunt" by Arthur M. Winfield (Edward Stratemeyer)
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In poetry:

Wherever went Jack,
Close on his track,
With hair unbraided and down her back,
Loud-voiced and shrill,
She followed, until
No one said "Jack" without saying "Jill."
"Jack And Jill" by Clara Doty Bates
The man that hails you Tom or Jack,
And proves by thumps upon your back
How he esteems your merit,
Is such a friend, that one had need
Be very much his friend indeed
To pardon or to bear it.
"Friendship" by William Cowper
So when we walked back home again,
He maked it, out in our woodhouse where
Wuz the old workbench, an' the old jack-plane,
An' the old 'pokeshave, an' the tools all lay'n'
Ist like he wants 'em there.
"The Squirtgun Uncle Maked Me" by James Whitcomb Riley
As the Moon brightens round her the clouds of the night,
So He, where he stands, is a centre of light;
It gleams on the face, there, of dusky-browed Jack,
And the pale-visaged Baker's, with basket on back.
"Power Of Music" by William Wordsworth
Give, give him his comforts; for hardships enough
Must ever be mates of poor Jack;
But his heart is as soft as his bosom is rough
And he feels like a woman the curse or the cuff
And the mark of the cat on his back!
"A Dozen Ballads About White Slavery. IX. Our National Defenders" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
Then the minstrel was brought back without delay,
Which made Jack's heart feel light and gay,
And the minstrel thanked Jack for saving him on that eventful day,
So the soldiers drank to Jack's health, and then went away.
"Jack o' the Cudgel" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

It's the Jumpin' Jack Flash-back.
After being poisoned and buried in a shallow grave, a Jack Russell terrier was recently brought back from the dead with a little help from a Good Samaritan and a local veterinarian.
A look back at the career of former heavyweight champion Jack Dempsey .
Jack Pahlke, back row, smiles with friends during a National Outdoor Leadership School expedition in India this year.
In response, the proposed film 's producer Dana Brunetti — whose credits include "Casino Jack" and the Oscar-winning "The Social Network" — tweeted back, "Really Bret.
The votes are in, and winner of the first 2012 Friday Football Focus Player of the Week is Bishop Running Back Jack Gregson.
It's only been four weeks since The Hills alum Kristin Cavallari gave birth to her baby boy, Camden Jack Cutler, and the 25-year-old is already back to her pre-preggers body, and RadarOnline.com has the details.
Jack White is hitting back at "tabloidesque drama baiting" reports claiming he insulted Lady Gaga.
Players include, (back row, from left) Will Hayward, Jack Carey, Eamon McTearnan, Jason Weiss, Ivan Zachrisson, Thomas Quinn and Vincent Kinget.
A look back at the career of former heavyweight champion Jack Johnson.
Jack Horner 's Plan to Bring Dinosaurs Back to Life.
Jack 's back for Niagara-Wheatfield.
Jack, the Sports Dog, is back from vacation and had a great time at Thursday nights Alliance Bank Stadium 'Dog Appreciation Night'.
Jack Conboy, 28, is back home.
For the second time this year senior running back Jack Gregson is out with an injury.
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