from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A Yankee.
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- proper noun A patriotic song popular with the Americans in their Revolutionary War.
- noun slang, archaic A native or inhabitant of the
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
Like many another nickname, the term Yankee Doodle was taken up by the nicknamed and proudly made their own.
The Americans marched into their camp to the tune of Yankee Doodle, which is one of the most impudent compositions ever composed.
The aim of this game is to come up with the most creative arrangements to simple, well-known songs, such as "Yankee Doodle" using regular Wii controllers.
"He used to say, 'I recognize only two songs: One is" Yankee Doodle "and the other is not. '"
Finding the silence not altogether agreeable, Josiah finally burst out with "Yankee Doodle," which he amused himself with whistling together with some other favorite tunes, until they reached the island.
Eagle, that splendid bird with 'E Pluribus Unum' in his bill, the shafts of Peace in his talons, and 'Yankee Doodle' tied to his tail? '
And when I faced the barn I determined I'd whistle if I died in the attempt; but, boys, I don't believe anybody could have told _that_ 'Yankee Doodle' from 'Auld Lang
And he whistled "Yankee Doodle," as he stood beside his gun;
I sauntered into the nearest grove, whistling "Yankee Doodle," lighted a fire, cooked supper, and turned in for the night.
I should think they might have a chance of hearing 'Yankee Doodle' in