Yankee

1. Shortened form of Yankee Screwdriver, the predecessor to today's cordless drill/driver.

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2. Term used by genteel Southern folks to describe anyone from north of the Mason-Dixon Line.

3. One whose leg or chain is being pulled upon.

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