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Yankee-Doodle   Listen
noun
Yankee-Doodle  n.  
1.
The name of a tune adopted popularly as one of the national airs of the United States.
2.
Humorously, a Yankee. "We might have withheld our political noodles From knocking their heads against hot Yankee-Doodles."






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Yankee-Doodle" Quotes from Famous Books



... could ride I'd back him till all was blue," replied the old man. "No proposition in a hoss's skin that ever come out of Yankee-doodle-land could see the ...
— Boy Woodburn - A Story of the Sussex Downs • Alfred Ollivant

... that evening from the Yankee-Doodle-niggery colony, peopled by citizens who are not 'subjects.' Bishop C. C. Pinnock, absent from his home at Cape Mount, dined with us and told me about the death of an old friend, good Bishop Payne. His successor objects to learning and talking native tongues, and he insists upon teaching ...
— To The Gold Coast for Gold, Vol. II - A Personal Narrative • Richard Francis Burton and Verney Lovett Cameron



Words linked to "Yankee-Doodle" :   yank



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