Sentence Examples with the word jacks

Signals, ensigns, and jacks of all colours were flying from her rigging, on every side.

In this arrangement, instead of the circuit being made through the jacks in series, each jack is connected to an independent branch from the main circuit.

They were employed as animated roasting jacks, turning round and round the wire cage in which they were confined, but with the employment of mechanical jacks their use ceased and the race appears to be extinct.