yankie


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yankie

(ˈjæŋkɪ)
n
(Historical Terms) Scot a shrewish, nagging, or impudent woman
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Donowho and Berkeley develop an edgy give-and-take, suggesting their characters are bound not so much by family ties as by shared feat: Other supporting characters--including, briefly, John McClain and Yankie Grant as kindly relatives who provide brief sanctuary for Abe and Deandra--are well cast.
Up until then, popular music had been dominated by Yankie crooners Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Nat 'King' Cole, the jazz of Glenn Miller and Ella Fitzgerald and the rock 'n' roll of Elvis and Little Richard.
He has had one previous winner in that sphere, when a member of a syndicate that owned Yankie Lord, who won four races over fences for Simon Sherwood between 1999 and 2002.
Susan Thorpe, author of "Shiftgrams: My Deft Ruse" in the February 1996 issue, constructed several based on Word Ways authors: ROSS + 23 = PLOP, M.KEITH + 7 = PATROL, CONTI + 20 = WINCH, GRANT + 13 = AGENT, C.COLE + 16 = BUSES, DMITRI + 11 = CO-TEXT, THORPE + 15 = WIDGET, and MORICE + 22 = YANKIE (as in Yankie Doodle).
It's "cogless" because the stator has no slots, Yankie said, so the rotor doesn't hunt between poles during the slow roll.
Ben Hitchcott sprang a 66-1 shock on Yankie Lord in the Daily Record Handicap Chase.
The view takes in Yankie Street, where a string of galleries provides a bridge to the present.
A healthy lineup really paid off for the Blazers, who saw frontliners Clement Leutcheu and Justin Gutang efficiently fighting for space inside while Yankie Haruna, Edward Dixon and Jimboy Pasturan did the damage in the open court with Nayve and Unique Naboa.
Clement Leutcheu scored 13 points with seven rebounds and three assists while Yankie Haruna added 11 points, eight rebounds and three assists for CSB, which won despite the cancellation of two games due to inclement weather.
Yankie Haruna is still out due to a broken jaw, with Robby Nayve (concussion), Chris Flores (MCL), James Pasturan (shoulder), Carlo Lim (hamstring) and Cameroonian Clement Leutcheu (quad) having their own health problems.
The Blazers held the driver's seat early in the second half when Yankie Haruna scored to make it 43-39.
Just as there is no link between the Duke and the sordid activities indulged in by his Yankie mate, so there is no suggestion he knew anything of the masseuse's darker role when they met.