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From Turkish çakal, from Persian شغال (šaqâl), from Sanskrit सृगाल (sṛgālá), jackal) [1]

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Singular
Jackal

Plural
Jackals

Jackal (plural Jackals)
  1. Any of several wild canine species, native to the tropical Old World, smaller than a wolf.
  2. A person who performs menial/routine tasks, dogsbody
  3. (pejorative) A person who behaves in an opportunistic way; especially a base collaborator.
  4. (slang, rare) A jack (the playing card.)

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  1. "jackal." Online Etymology Dictionary. 2008.

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Infinitive
to Jackal

Third person singular
jackals

Simple past
jackalled

Past participle
jackalled

Present participle
jackalling

to Jackal (third-person singular simple present jackals, present participle jackalling, simple past and past participle jackalled)
  1. To perform menial or routine tasks
    • 1800, Pamphlets on British Taxation[1]:
      They have jackalled for the great beast, to pick in turns the bones of each other; they have subserved those above, to oppress and defraud those below; and they are suffering, and, so far as classes can, justly suffering their purgation.et:jackal

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