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  Definition of Blackjack
  1. a gambling game using cards; the object is to hold cards having a higher count than those dealt to the bank up to but not exceeding 21
  2. a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
  3. a common scrubby deciduous tree of central and southeastern United States having dark bark and broad 3-lobed (club-shaped) leaves; tends to form dense thickets
  4. exert pressure on someone through threats
Similar Words: twenty-one, vingt-et-un, cosh, sap, blackjack oak, jack oak, Quercus marilandica, blackmail, pressure

 

Derivational Morphology: cosh, pressure, imperativeness, insistence, insistency, press, blackmail, blackmailer, extortioner, extortionist

 

 
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