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YankeeYankee Yan"kee, a.
Of or pertaining to a Yankee; characteristic of the Yankees.
The alertness of the Yankee aspect. --Hawthorne.
Yankee clover. (Bot.) See Japan clover, under Japan.
Yankee Yan"kee, n. [Commonly considered to be a corrupt
pronunciation of the word English, or of the French word
Anglais, by the native Indians of America. According to
Thierry, a corruption of Jankin, a diminutive of John, and a
nickname given to the English colonists of Connecticut by the
Dutch settlers of New York. Dr. W. Gordon (``Hist. of the
Amer. War,' ed, 1789, vol. i., pp. 324, 325) says it was a
favorite cant word in Cambridge, Mass., as early as 1713, and
that it meant excellent; as, a yankee good horse, yankee good
cider, etc. Cf. Scot yankie a sharp, clever, and rather bold
woman, and Prov. E. bow-yankees a kind of leggins worn by
A nickname for a native or citizen of New England, especially
one descended from old New England stock; by extension, an
inhabitant of the Northern States as distinguished from a
Southerner; also, applied sometimes by foreigners to any
inhabitant of the United States.
From meanness first this Portsmouth Yankey rose, And
still to meanness all his conduct flows. --Oppression,
A poem by an
Meaning of Yankee from wikipedia
- The term Yankee
and its contracted
form Yank have several interrelated
meanings, all referring
from the United
States. Its various senses
- Daddy Yankee
, is a Puerto Rican
and songwriter. He is known
as the "King of Reggaetón" by music critics
and fans alike. Daddy Yankee
- Yankee Stadium
is a baseball
in Concourse, Bronx, New York City. It is the home field
for the New York Yankees
of Major League Baseball
Doodle" is a well-known American
song and a nursery
rhyme, the early versions
of which predate
Years' War and American
- The New York Yankees
are an American professional baseball
in the New York City borough
of the Bronx. The Yankees compete
in Major League
- The original Yankee Stadium
was a stadium located
in the Bronx, New York City. It was the home ballpark
of the New York Yankees
, one of the city's Major...
- The Yankee Candle Company
(referred to simply
Candle) is an American manufacturer
candles, candleholders, accessories...
- A white elephant
gift exchange, Yankee
swap or Dirty Santa
is a party
game where amusing
and impractical gifts
are exchanged during
festivities. The goal...
- Swamp Yankee
is a colloquial
term for rural Yankees
(northeastern Americans). The term "Yankee
" connotes urbane
the term "Swamp...
is a term for various groups
of Americans. Yankee
may also refer
to: New York Yankees
, an American Major League Baseball
team Auburn Yankees