Yank


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to move or cause to move with a sudden abrupt motion

a sudden motion, such as a pull

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an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)

an American (especially to non-Americans)

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pull, or move with a sudden movement

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Although Johnson suggests that Yank pilots developed an egalitarian attitude towards the lowly "erks" who serviced their aircraft (one of the several ways the Americans appalled their British commanders), he does not research this interesting point (122-224).
A lot of people who work here all hang out together," Yank said.
KEYWORDS: The Hairy Ape, Eugene O'Neill, Yank, anarcho-primitivism, civilization, disintegration, revolt.
A play performed in eight scenes, The Hairy Ape tells the story of Yank, a lowly fireman shovelling coal into the fiery engine of a Transatlantic ocean liner, and his struggle to break free of his inescapable, ground-level position in the machine that fuels America.
The men quickly yank Libi -- wanted in connection with the 1998 US embassy bombings in East Africa -- from his car.
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Yank is a prominent author of computer related educational materials.
Lyricist-librettist David Zellnik devised the original material around Army weekly Yank magazine, working with his composer sibling Joseph.
Yank updates again his guide for intermediate and advanced web designers, first published in 2001, to keep up with changes in the two free software packages, and in the technology and climate of the web.
Too many mechanics grab the ground cable and yank it like it's a vacuum cleaner cord.
DENVER (AP) -- The presidents of three colleges are assailing the decision to yank $37.
Yank magazine, published from May 1942 to December 1945, provided World War II GIs with much-needed entertainment and comic relief from the war, becoming the most-widely read publication in the history of the U.
BLAKES WORLD remains favourite at 3-1 for the Jem Racing Super Paws after Tuesday's heats over 450m at Poole, but impressive performances from Donal The Yank and Droopys Vogue have seen them shorten markedly in the betting.
a self-absorbed social worker on a slumming expedition, and Yank, a
As we went forward I reached down to move a seated protester and suddenly felt someone yank my shield so that my shoulder just popped out of its socket.