Pronunciation: ( jāk),[key] —n.Slang. 1. a homemade or bootleg liquor made from or infused with Jamaica ginger, esp. during Prohibition in the U.S.
2. Also called jake' leg", jake'-leg paral'ysis. paralysis caused by drinking this or other liquor made with denatured alcohol.
Pronunciation: ( jāk),[key] —n. a male given name, form of Jacob.