A jeweler by trade, he fell from his high estate and went on the road as a yegg.
Joe caught Boston Frank's eye and forthwith pushed himself alongside the yegg.
He duly canvassed every likely dive, every “melina,” every gambling house and yegg hang out.
And look here: don't you get the notion in your bean I'm just some little old two-by-four guy of a yegg or some poor nut of a dip.
He duly canvassed every likely dive, every "melina," every gambling house and yegg hang out.
An American yegg would have laughed at it, opened 73 it as easily as a ripe peach; but in this district it was absolute security.
There was a yegg of some kind scouting around Nora's house; and the same lad also took some observations of the place at Stanwick.
At the moment the missile flew from Peter's hand, the yegg steadied himself and fired.