One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A large, heavy-duty jack used for lifting vehicles clear of rocks, logs, or other obstacles.‘they dug him out with a wallaby jack and he made it home in one piece’
- ‘Slots were cut in the pipe to allow the use of a wallaby jack.’
- ‘I checked that I still had the winch, towrope and wallaby jack.’
- ‘We carried spare parts, along with an air compressor and a high-lift, long-handled wallaby jack.’
- ‘With the aid of wallaby jacks, the logs were set in motion.’
- ‘Wallaby jacks can lift up to I0 tons.’
- ‘When working in big timber, a wallaby jack is the labour-saver.’
- ‘The two blokes grubbed all them trees out with a wallaby jack.’
- ‘For general heavy lifting the wallaby jack will serve well.’
- ‘A wallaby jack can be useful for removing stumps.’
- ‘The wheels and axles are removed easily by hooking a wallaby jack under chains welded to the chassis.’
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