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 is available for a meal, especially when it is offered to a guest:
Having arrived unannounced for dinner, we had to take the food.
A meal in which each guest brings food that everyone shares. It is also called
What is available at a certain time:
The scheduled flight was canceled and the passengers had to participate in the other airlines.
pot • luck
a meal that is available without preparation or special purchase.
a meal, esp. for a large group, to which the participants bring food to share.
whatever is available or presented to us.
: comes from the practice of throwing leftovers into a pot, and luck determines how good the stew would be.
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