yegg


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yegg

(jɛg)
1. n. a tramp, thief, or safecracker. (Underworld.) See if you can find that yegg we worked with on the bank job. He’ll do.
2. n. an obnoxious male. A couple of drunken yeggs were talking a little too loud, so Spike showed them the door.
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yegg Kangaroo words: indolent, rapscallion, amicable, frangible, scion
Plateafter plate emerges from the kitchen adorned with crisp bacon, succulent sausage, runn yegg and the ubiquitous beans and tomatoes.
Several years ago, a couple of yeggs climbed scaffolding and tried to steal the gilded weathervane from his church.