- See jacal.
Cowboy Talk. A Dictionary of Spanish Terms. Robert N. Smead. 2013.
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jacal — (Sp. model spelled same [xakál] < Nahuatl xacalli hut; cabin; house made of straw ; either from xacámitl adobe and calli house or from xalli sand ) Texas: 1838. A primitive hut or shelter, especially one owned by a Mexican or Indian. The… … Vocabulario Vaquero