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Yonker

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Yonker A young fellow; a younker.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Two golf clubs claim to be the first established in the United States: the Foxberg Golf Club, Clarion County, PA (1887) and St. Andrews Golf Club of Yonkers, NY (1888).
    • n yonker An obsolete spelling of younker.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Yonker =Younker (q.v.).
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Younker

Usage

In literature:

I was going up to Yonkers to see a fellow, but I'll drop that now.
"The Camp in the Snow" by William Murray Graydon
They took the surface car, and after a few blocks Mr. Horton left them to get a train for Yonkers, which is a suburb of New York.
"Sunny Boy in the Big City" by Ramy Allison White
He left the boat at Yonkers, but told me he should be in New York on Monday.
"Seek and Find" by Oliver Optic
The country round Yonkers is dotted with fine estates.
"The Greatest Highway in the World" by Anonymous
We only intended to run twelve miles, but the hares took us twenty; they meant to take us up to Yonkers, they said.
"Harper's Young People, January 6, 1880" by Various
They heard it in Yonkers.
"The Beloved Woman" by Kathleen Norris
From Trenton, we journeyed to Yonkers, New York, to visit the Van Cortlandt family at the historic manor-house in that vicinity.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
Never before did I believe such things happened outside a Yonkers studio.
"The Dark Star" by Robert W. Chambers
We couldn't reach Yonkers against the power they've got.
"The End of Time" by Wallace West
Yonkers (N.Y.) Herald, July 12, 1915.
"Negro Migration during the War" by Emmett J. Scott
Accordin' to you, nobody or nothin' is on the level, and the whole world and Yonkers is out to give you the work.
"Alex the Great" by H. C. Witwer
Get in, and we will drive on to Yonkers.
"Pretty Madcap Dorothy" by Laura Jean Libbey
New York City led with $183,387; Yonkers came next with $41,748 and Buffalo with $30,163.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Yonkers and back, despite cops, punctures and accidents, in forty minutes!
"The Salamander" by Owen Johnson
Jus' d' udder side f'om Yonkers.
"Natalie: A Garden Scout" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
In three-quarters of an hour we were in Yonkers.
"The Millionaire Baby" by Anna Katharine Green
Perhaps it was because he gave his name as Henry Smith of Yonkers.
"The Circus, and Other Essays and Fugitive Pieces" by Joyce Kilmer
Copyright, 1920, by The World Book Company, Yonkers-on-Hudson, New York.
"The Psychology of Arithmetic" by Edward L. Thorndike
The head of the family, up to the time he came of age, was William Philander Smith, commonly called Bill by the young fellows in Yonkers.
"The City of Masks" by George Barr McCutcheon
They were over Yonkers; Ben could see a river steamer at the dock, where she had made her last halt.
"The Onslaught from Rigel" by Fletcher Pratt
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In news:

Jeffrey Jerald Yonker, age 44, of rural Osceola, IA died Sunday, September 9, 2012 from injuries he sustained in an ATV accident.
He was born the son of Jerald Monroe and Faye Elizabeth (Englehorn) Yonker on November 30, 1967 in Des Moines, IA.
Funeral services for Jeff Yonker, 44, of Osceola will be 10:30 am Saturday, Sept 15, at LifePoint Assembly of God.
Mary Margaret Yonker passed away Friday evening, Sept 7, 2012.
Movies Being Filmed at Alder Manor in Yonker, NY.
Ken Yonker better choice in 72nd District's GOP primary.
Bookstore's absence in Yonkers mall a sign of the times.
1 Larkin Center Yonkers, NY 10701.
Yoga Safety Tips from Yonkers Instructor Alex von Bidder .
) Alex von Bidder of Yonkers wants you to know before you roll out that mat.
Bookstore 's absence in Yonkers mall a sign of the times.
A former Yonkers councilwoman was sentenced yesterday to six years in prison for accepting nearly $200,000 in exchange for changing her vote on two real-estate deals.
Groundwork Hudson Valley's Floating Farm Near the Yonkers Waterfront.
A floating farm has "barged" into Yonkers.
Aiden Donovan Lund at age 18 months, is the son of Jennifer and Andrew Lund of Yonkers, Westchester County.
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