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Yat

 (yăt)
n. New Orleans
1. A member of a lower- and middle-class segment of the white population of New Orleans.
2. The variety of English spoken by these people, derived from Irish English.

[From Where you at?, Whe'yat?, How are you? (local greeting).]
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If you look at them you may see they are so many couple of lovers--all but Yates and Mrs.
Abraham Yates, a warm opponent of the plan of the convention is of this number.
Kristapher Lee Yates, 35, sidestepped a potentially far-harsher sentence in a somewhat unusual plea deal that transpired after he met last week with the victim, former Springfield police employee KarLynn Akins.
Yates as deputy attorney general of the Department of Justice.
(Kline) Yates, 88, of West Boylston, died Thursday, Nov.
Steve Yates may be unique as being the footballer who has a day named after him, albeit by supporters of just one Football League club.
Toronto singer Francesco Yates leaves an immediate impression with his style-defining Afro and a shockingly vibrant falsetto that has drawn the praises of Justin Timberlake (on Yates' new single, "Call") and made Pharrell Williams such a believer that he co-produced the 18-year-old's debut for Atlantic.
It has been 13 years since Clear Lake stay-at-home mom Andrea Yates phoned 911 to inform police she had just drowned her five children.
Gang leaders as young as 13 have vowed to kill James Yates, 26, if he returns to the city where the 11-year-old was shot dead.
John Yates, 58, was told he must serve a minimum 18 years in prison.
Not so for Joseph Schuster's Edward Everett Yates. Yates, a late-blooming minor leaguer coming up for his cup of coffee with the 1976 Cardinals, falls victim to his own hubris, only to reflect upon and repeat his mistakes in a life defined by the almosts, the should haves, and a string of never-agains.