Definitions of Jacky

  1. Dim. or pet from Jack
  2. A landsman's nickname for a seaman, resented by the latter.
  3. English gin.

Usage examples for Jacky

  1. Jacky Joram had declared that the inquiry would last three days, he having pledged himself to be at another town early on the following Friday. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  2. The two who were left, Jacky and Nancy, went to their father, and took with them a cur dog that had long shared their frugal meals. – Mary Wollstonecraft by Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  3. Sometimes both Jacky and the horse would go, and as a reward for his assistance old Andy would always lift the boy to the grey's back and let him ride home. – The Shagganappi by E. Pauline Johnson
  4. But, Jacky, I don't think a clock- work engine would be a good toy for you to give baby. – Mr. Punch with The Children by Various
  5. Midst palaces though you should roam, Or follow pleasure's tracks, You'll find, he said, no place like home, At least like Jacky Jack's. – Saltbush Bill, J.P., and Other Verses by A. B. Paterson
  6. " To us," Jacky said. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
  7. Jacky watched with strained, aching eyes until the light disappeared over the bluff. – The Shagganappi by E. Pauline Johnson
  8. Still the blue eyes were glistening with hot tears that would well up so she kissed away the hurtness and shook her hand at Master Jacky the culprit and said if she was near him she wouldn't be far from him, her eyes dancing in admonition. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  9. Cheer up, Jacky; we'll have a jolly night of it yet. – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins
  10. " But I was going to tell you how Jacky got sick, and there were ever so many more monkeys on board-" " On what board?" – Little Prudy's Dotty Dimple by Sophie May
  11. Such were the famous words with which, in response to law and order in the person of Constable Jacky Black, the tall smiling girl in the doorway of the Haunted House of Marnhoul saluted her " rescuers." – The Dew of Their Youth by S. R. Crockett
  12. He was the brightest little creature, Jacky was. – Little Prudy's Dotty Dimple by Sophie May
  13. They are trying to take our land, said Jacky Werther as Marta parted from him. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  14. " It's Lady Maclaughlan, I assure you," pronounced Miss Jacky. – Marriage by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  15. There must be a certain distance between me and my son Jacky. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  16. The following day a party led by Jacky returned to where poor Kennedy lay, and they buried him. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  17. Well, it didn't take long to eat the custard, and then Jacky and Puss went out under the big tree. – Puss Junior and Robinson Crusoe by David Cory
  18. He knew it was Jacky. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau