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  • noun Plural form of Yankeeism.

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Examples

  • For some one had imprudently talked of "Yankeeisms," perhaps with some "superior" intonation.

    A Writer's Recollections — Volume 2

  • "Yankeeisms" is their popular title, but the student of old English knows them rather as

    Anne Bradstreet and Her Time

  • Otherwise you would realize that most of what you call 'Yankeeisms' are merely good old English which you have thrown away.”

    Writer's Recollections

  • Otherwise you would realize that most of what you call 'Yankeeisms' are merely good old English which you have thrown away. "

    A Writer's Recollections — Volume 2

  • For some one had imprudently talked of “Yankeeisms,” perhaps with some

    Writer's Recollections

  • Yankeeisms” is their popular title, but the student of old English knows them rather as

    Anne Bradstreet and Her Time

  • English, but they are not very strong at it, and it is more than tinged with Yankeeisms.

    Diversions in Sicily

  • He seemed very quiet and inanimate, seldom wanting or seeking diversion, but content to lie still, with half-closed eyes; his manner was reserved, and with something of courteous dignity, especially when Lady Price came to visit him; and the Yankeeisms that sometimes dropped from his tongue did not agree with the polish of the tone, and still less with the imperious manner in which he sometimes addressed the nurse.

    The Pillars of the House, V1

  • Yankeeisms; but came home, saying he had found a more unlucky man than himself!

    Lady Hester, or, Ursula's Narrative

  • [321] I find a goodly number of Yankeeisms in him, such as _idee_

    Among My Books Second Series

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