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English definition of “blackjack”

blackjack

noun uk   /ˈblæk.dʒæk/ us  

blackjack noun (CARD GAME)

[U] (also pontoon) a type of card game played for moneyGambling and bookmakingTaking risksCard games

blackjack noun (WEAPON)

[C] US a short, thick metal stick covered in rubber or leather, used to hit people withHand weaponsHandguns and rifles
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