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  • proper n. Eye dialect spelling of New York, representing New York City English.


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  • Sure he did … oh, we lost you in Noo Yawk for a spell, when the police took those three fellows 'who were shadowin' you and Miz Mandeville.

    Flashman and the angel of the lord

  • "'That's why Noo Yawk is right convenient," puts in Lachesis.

    Flashman and the angel of the lord

  • "Well, if you're content … now, suh, you an 'Miz Mandeville will travel to Noo Yawk by the Night Flyer, as Mistuh an' Miz Beauchamp Comber - you're bound to keep that name, 'cos it's the one John Brown will be expectin'.

    Flashman and the angel of the lord


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