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every man jack of us/them

dated Everyone in a particular group. The phrase is not only used to apply to men. I don't know how many people live in this city, but every man jack of them was riding the subway with me this morning!
See also: every, jack, man, of

every man Jack

each and every person. informal
Jack is a pet name form of the forename John. It was sometimes used in informal American speech as a form of address to a man whose name you did not know, and as a generic name for any ordinary or working- class man.
See also: every, jack, man
References in classic literature ?
Of course you would; but suppose you killed every man Jack of us, those whom we should have killed would not, for all that, be less dead.
Everton have surprised every man jack of us and I include their own supporters in that statement.
Plant manager Brian Macconachie, who yesterday afternoon had a meeting with the works forum, told the Daily Post: ``It is a sad time for everyone here, every man jack of us.
was with the Western Mail & Echo cricket team after an evening 20-over thrash, watching the drama unfold on the television in the pavilion bar and every man Jack of us was roaring Elias on as if it was the Olympics, World Championships and Universe Open all rolled into one.
We would, every man Jack of us, settle for health and not money but, after all, miners are a special breed.
If England are to win the Ashes - and every man jack of us is right behind them - then they have to discover how to nullify the menace of Warne.