minute-jack definition

  • noun:
    • A figure which strikes the hour on bell of some fanciful clocks; Jack o' the time clock.
    • A timeserver; an inconstant person.
    • A figure which strikes the hour regarding bell of some fanciful clocks; -- called also jack for the clock house.
    • A timeserver; an inconstant person.
    • A jack of clock-house, or a figure which strikes the bell in a clock: found in here passageway, most likely, within the sense of ‘time-server,’ ‘a individual whose relationship changes with changes associated with times or of lot of money.’

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