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synonyms for yegg

  • cat man
  • cracksman
  • housebreaker
  • second-story man
  • second-story thief
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How to use yegg in a sentence

He duly canvassed every likely dive, every “melina,” every gambling house and yegg hang out.
THE SHADOWARTHUR STRINGER
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.
THE PAGAN MADONNAHAROLD MACGRATH
At the moment the missile flew from Peter's hand, the yegg steadied himself and fired.
THE SIN OF MONSIEUR PETTIPONRICHARD CONNELL
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.
ASHTON-KIRK, CRIMINOLOGISTJOHN T. MCINTYRE
He duly canvassed every likely dive, every "melina," every gambling house and yegg hang out.
NEVER-FAIL BLAKEARTHUR STRINGER
Joe caught Boston Frank's eye and forthwith pushed himself alongside the yegg.
THE TRAIL OF THE TRAMPA-NO. 1 (AKA LEON RAY LIVINGSTON)
Usually they are pan-handlers, beggars and such; though occasionally a yegg-man, or safe-blower, will throw in his lot with them.
BASEBALL JOE IN THE CENTRAL LEAGUELESTER CHADWICK
The common yegg habit of pouring an explosive fluid into the cracks of a strong box is obsolete.
BLACKSHEEP! BLACKSHEEP!MEREDITH NICHOLSON
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.
SLIPPY MCGEE, SOMETIMES KNOWN AS THE BUTTERFLY MANMARIE CONWAY OEMLER
A one-armed yegg could open most of the boxes in this town with a tin button-hook.
SLIPPY MCGEE, SOMETIMES KNOWN AS THE BUTTERFLY MANMARIE CONWAY OEMLER
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WORDS RELATED TO YEGG

  • cat man
  • cracksman
  • housebreaker
  • second-story man
  • second-story thief
  • yegg
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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