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

Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
Napoleon Hill