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 Jack-a-napes or Jackanapes = Jack of apes.Jack Brag. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jack-Amend-All.
 
One of the nicknames given to Jack Cade the rebel, who promised to remedy all abuses.   1
 


 Jack-a-napes or Jackanapes = Jack of apes.Jack Brag. 

 
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