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York 1

Syllabification: York
1A city in northern England, on the Ouse River; population 136,900 (est. 2009).
2A commercial and industrial city in southeastern Pennsylvania; population 40,097 (est. 2008).
3The southwestern tip of Hayes Peninsula, on Baffin Bay in Greenland. It served as a base for US explorer Robert E. Peary’s polar expedition. A 100-ton meteorite found here was brought to the US by Peary.

Origin

Danish Jorvik.

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york 2 Line breaks: york

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verb

[with object] Cricket
(Of a bowler) bowl out (a batsman) with a ball that pitches under the bat: Hudson was finally yorked by Benjamin
More example sentences
  • Lewry kept pitching the ball on middle stump, yorking Mark Ealham and Swann.
  • Davies had a big slice of fortune when he was yorked by Chris Holt with the score on 14, only for the umpire to signal no-ball.
  • Australia's only other success came when Brett Lee yorked Indian captain Saurav Ganguly for 16.

Origin

Late 19th century: back-formation from yorker.

Words that rhyme with york

auk, baulk, Bork, caulk (US calk), chalk, cork, Dundalk, Falk, fork, gawk, hawk, Hawke, nork, orc, outwalk, pork, squawk, stalk, stork, talk, torc, torque, walk

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