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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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blackjackblack‧jack /ˈblækdʒæk/ noun  1 [uncountable]DGC a card game, usually played for money, in which you try to get as close to 21 points as possible2 [countable] a weapon like a stick covered with leather, used to hit people
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blackjackMost people like the slots or the $ 5 blackjack tables.After struggling through umpteen games of blackjack, I would taxi home and sleep till 8 a.m. when the boys awoke.Chandeliers dangle over blackjack tables, the only break in the acoustic-tile ceiling.I gam-bled it all away, playing blackjack while sitting at the bar with the guys that came in.I started playing blackjack, and I was winning all over the place-won eight hundred on one hand.But he settled for the blackjack, and charged it to Visa.One of the croupiers, a blonde girl, beckoned him to join the blackjack table.He eased his hand into his trouser pocket, and slipped the blackjack loop over his wrist.
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