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Definitions of jackal:

part of speech: noun

A wild, gregarious animal closely allied to the dog.

part of speech: noun

A wild animal, resembling partly a dog and partly a fox.

part of speech: noun

A doglike, flesh- eating animal which hunts in packs; one who does base work for another.

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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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