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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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This year will mark the 40th anniversary of the break-in at Democratic National Committee headquarters by yeggs with White House connections that provoked the Watergate scandal and led to Richard M.
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