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Related / Similar Words: Yankee, Yank, Yankee-Doodle, New Englander, Northerner, jerk

 

Definition:
  • an American;
  • an American who lives in New England;
  • an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War);
  • pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle and jerked the door open";

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    Hyponyms: Federal, Federal soldier, Union soldier

     

    Member Meronyms: New England, North

     

    Derivational Morphology: tug, jerk, jerking, jolt, yanker, jerker

     

     
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