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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 Yankees from wikipedia
- The New York Yankees
are an American professional baseball
in the New York City borough
of the Bronx. The Yankees compete
in Major League
- word Yankee
in 1758 to refer
from what became
States. He referred
to the New England soldiers under
: "I can...
- notables donning Yankees
hard hats and wielding ceremonial shovels
to mark the occasion. The Yankees continued
to play in the previous Yankee Stadium
- The ****ski Yankees
are a minor league baseball
in ****ski, Virginia, United
States. They are an Advanced Rookie League
team in the Appalachian...
- **** Yankees
. Jack said he, Ted, and Tommy
had been talking
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- 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 Pride
of the Yankees
on IMDb "The Pride
of the Yankees
Film Institute. Retrieved January
6, 2015. The Pride
of the Yankees
. TCM.com, retrieved...
a time when the New York Yankees dominated Major League
Baseball. It is based
on Wallop's novel
The Year the Yankees
Lost the Pennant. The show ran...
- The Yankees
–Red Sox rivalry
is a Major League Baseball
(MLB) rivalry between
the New York Yankees
Red Sox. The two teams
- play-by-play announcer
of Major League
Baseball's New York Yankees
. Sterling called
5060 consecutive Yankees
in 1989, before taking
an 8-day (4-game)...