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Webster 1913 Edition


Jackman

Jack′man

,
Noun.
;
pl.
Jackmen
.
1.
One wearing a jack; a horse soldier; a retainer. See 3d
Jack
,
Noun.
Christie . . . the laird’s chief
jackman
.
Sir W. Scott.
2.
A cream cheese.
[Obs.]
Sir T. Elyot.

Definition 2021


jackman

jackman

English

Noun

jackman (plural jackmen)

  1. (motor racing) A member of the pit crew responsible for lifting the car with a jack.
    • 2007 June 9, The Associated Press, “Sports Briefing”, in New York Times:
      While Stewart’s team checked out the damage to his car in the pit stall, Busch pulled next to Stewart’s car, forcing the jackman Jason Lee to jump back and onto the hood.
  2. (obsolete) One wearing a jack; a horse soldier; a retainer.
    • Sir Walter Scott
      Christie [] the laird's chief jackman.
  3. (obsolete) A cream cheese.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir T. Elyot to this entry?)