Meaning of "Jacob's join"
used in reference to a situation in which one must take a chance that whatever is available will prove to be good or acceptable.
Whatever food happens to be available for a meal, especially when offered to a guest:
Having arrived unannounced for supper, we had to take potluck.
A meal at which each guest brings food that is then shared by all. Also called
Whatever is available at a particular time:
The scheduled flight was canceled and passengers had to take potluck on the other airlines.
pot•luck (ˈpɒtˌlʌk, -ˈlʌk)
a meal that happens to be available without special preparation or purchase.
a meal, esp. for a large group, to which participants bring food to be shared.
whatever is available or comes one's way.
potluck - Comes from the practice of throwing leftovers in a pot—with luck determining how good the stew would taste.
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