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But she didnae speak plain, ye maun understand; but yam-yammered, like a powny wi' the bit in its moo.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
I carried a long stick, much longer than a waddy; perhaps it was a yam-stick—I cannot remember.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
Taking a yam-stick as pointer, I would often draw roughly in the sand almost every animal in Nature.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
It bears a long even-edged leaf about an inch wide; the taste somewhat resembled that of a yam.
A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAWILLIAM BLIGH
Yams were in great abundance, very fine and large; one yam weighed above forty-five pounds.
A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAWILLIAM BLIGH
The chief staple of life is the yam, the names of several months in the calendar having reference to its cultivation and ripening.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Eleven miles further up, the Willamette receives the waters of the Yam-hill.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XXXJOEL PALMER
A considerable portion of the valley of the Yam-hill is not only claimed, but settled, and finely improved.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XXXJOEL PALMER
The Yam-hill plains is called the Hemerey settlement, from a family of this name there settled.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XXXJOEL PALMER
Yam was carried by assault and a force of 20,000 Swedes defeated outside Narva, which place was then invested.
THE RISE OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIREHECTOR H. MUNRO

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