Associations to the word «Jackstraw»

Wiktionary

JACKSTRAW, noun. (usually plural) One of the pieces used for the game variously called jackstraws or pick-up-sticks.
JACKSTRAW, noun. (obsolete) An insignificant person.

Dictionary definition

JACKSTRAW, noun. A thin strip of wood used in playing the game of jackstraws.

Wise words

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.