yegg


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yegg

 (yĕg)
n. Slang
A thief, especially a burglar or safecracker.

[Origin unknown.]

yegg

(jɛɡ)
n
(Law) slang chiefly US a burglar or safe-breaker
[C20: perhaps from the surname of a burglar]

yegg

(yɛg)

n. Slang.
a safecracker or burglar.
[1900–05]
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