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Today's Word "Yegg"

yegg \yeg\ (noun) - A thug or burglar, especially a safecracker.

"The party was filled with such a collection of yeggs, delinquents, deuces, hustlers, gangsters, heavies, and hoods that Dennis would check, after he had shaken hands with someone, to ensure that all his fingers were still present."

Of unknown origin.


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