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They discovered that my middle name was Derby, and they christened me "Darby the Yank."

A rebel sentinel discovered them, and hallooed out: "How are you, Yank?"

The ship gave a "yank;" there is no other word to express the frightful shock of her movement.

One reason—among others—why the Yank fought so well was because he was so well fed between fights.

The dust was so thick it was almost impossible to tell a Reb from a Yank.

Mr. Yank Kennedy, an eminent pugilistic artist from California, was advertised as Mr. Jeffries's support in this scene.

Here, you Yank, did you think you could kill Sam by shootin' him in the head with a bullet?

The Sword of AntietamJoseph A. Altsheler

Also, as Yank suggested, we took pains to search out our fellow beings.

GoldStewart White

Flares were blossoming along the mainland, dropped by Yank fliers.

A Yankee Flier in ItalyRutherford G. Montgomery

Then Yank and I took a handful of the dried sand in the other two pans, and commenced cautiously to blow it away.

GoldStewart White

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