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Jackspeak of the Royal Canadian Navy

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Jack

1. (RN) General nickname for Royal Navy sailors. Derived from "Jack Tar".
2. The flag that is flown from the jackstaff. Traditionally, in the RN it was the Union Jack, whereby it received its name.

Added: 2014-11-01 Last modified: 2014-11-01

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