Definitions for yeggyɛg

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

yegg*yɛg(n.)

  1. a safecracker or burglar.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

* Slang..

Origin of yegg:

1900–05

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  1. yegg(Noun)

    A person who breaks open safes; a burglar.

  2. Origin: Origin uncertain, possibly from English or Scottish dialect, yark or yek; popularized in 1930s gangster movies.

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