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  • jack-knife — jack knife1 plural jack knives n 1.) a knife with a blade that folds into its handle 2.) a ↑dive in which you bend at the waist when you are in the air jack knife 2 jack knife2 v [I] if a large vehicle with two parts jack knifes, it slides out of …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • jack-knife — jack knifes, jack knifing, jack knifed VERB If a truck that is in two parts jack knifes, the back part swings around at a sharp angle to the front part in an uncontrolled way as the truck is moving. His vehicle jack knifed, and crashed across all …   English dictionary

  • jack-knife — 1 noun plural jack knives, (C) 1 a knife with a blade that folds into its handle 2 a dive 2 (1) in which you bend at the waist when you are in the air 2 verb jack knifing, jack knifed (I) if a large vehicle with two parts jack knifes, the back… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Jack the Ripper fiction — Jack the Ripper has been featured in a number of works of fiction, either as the central character or in a more peripheral role.Novels and short stories*The most famous Jack the Ripper novel is The Lodger (1913) by Marie Belloc Lowndes, which in… …   Wikipedia

  • Jack Black (Viz) — Jack Black is a character appearing in the adult Viz comic. The cartoons in which he appears are currently drawn by Simon Ecob.Jack is effectively a young amateur detective who along with his dog Silver seems to spend an eternal school holiday… …   Wikipedia

  • Jack Sheppard — (4 March 1702 – 16 November 1724) was a notorious English robber, burglar and thief of early 18th century London. Born into a poor family, he was apprenticed as a carpenter but took to theft and burglary in 1723, with little more than a year of… …   Wikipedia

  • Jack el Destripador — «Con el Comité de Vigilancia en el East End: un personaje sospechoso». Illustrated London News. 13 de octubre de 1888. Nacimiento Su identidad es desconocida. Probablemente nació en Inglaterra …   Wikipedia Español

  • Jack The Ripper — (engl.: „Jack, der Aufschlitzer“) ist das Pseudonym eines vermutlichen Serienmörders, der zwischen August und November 1888 im East End von London vermutlich fünf Prostituierte ermordete und vier von ihnen verstümmelte. Der Täter wurde niemals… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jack the ripper — (engl.: „Jack, der Aufschlitzer“) ist das Pseudonym eines vermutlichen Serienmörders, der zwischen August und November 1888 im East End von London vermutlich fünf Prostituierte ermordete und vier von ihnen verstümmelte. Der Täter wurde niemals… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jack the Ripper — Infobox Serial Killer name=Jack the Ripper caption= A Suspicious Character, from The Illustrated London News for 13 October 1888 carrying the overall caption, With the Vigilance Committee in the East End . birthname= Unknown alias=Saucy… …   Wikipedia

  • Jack the Ripper suspects — The cover of the 21 September 1889 issue of Puck magazine, featuring cartoonist Tom Merry s depiction of the unidentified Whitechapel murderer Jack the Ripper. A series of murders that took place in the East End of London from August to November …   Wikipedia