Yerking
Yerk Yerk, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Yerked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Yerking}.] [See {Yerk}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To throw or thrust with a sudden, smart movement; to kick or strike suddenly; to jerk. [1913 Webster]

Their wounded steeds . . . Yerk out their armed heels at their dead masters. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To strike or lash with a whip. [Obs. or Scot.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • yerking — v. beat severely, thrash; excite, arouse; move with a quick sudden motion; bind together; kick, strike with the foot …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Yerk — Yerk, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Yerked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Yerking}.] [See {Yerk}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To throw or thrust with a sudden, smart movement; to kick or strike suddenly; to jerk. [1913 Webster] Their wounded steeds . . . Yerk out their armed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yerked — Yerk Yerk, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Yerked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Yerking}.] [See {Yerk}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To throw or thrust with a sudden, smart movement; to kick or strike suddenly; to jerk. [1913 Webster] Their wounded steeds . . . Yerk out their… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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