Example sentences for: jackleg

How can you use “jackleg” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • You can imagine the voice successively issuing from a pulpit, a bullhorn, an onionskin page, a teletype, a Victrola--and then suddenly there's the author, speaking plainly as himself, "I suggest that art is always a meditation upon external reality rather than a representation of external reality or a jackleg attempt to 'be' external reality."

  • Savor that word, "jackleg," a quarter-second visitation by the ghost of Horace Greeley or someone like him.

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