Yorker
Yorker York"er, n. (Cricket) A tice. [1913 Webster]

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  • Yorker — In cricket, a yorker is a delivery where the cricket ball bounces on the cricket pitch on or near the batsman s popping crease. Since a batsman in a normal stance has his feet on the popping crease, this means the ball is bouncing very near his… …   Wikipedia

  • yorker — I Australian Slang (cricket) well up delivery pitched so that it will go under the bat II Pakistani English a sudden, dangerous and potentially devastating situation; similar use to googly, but usually has a certain amount of danger attached to… …   English dialects glossary

  • yorker — noun /ˈjɔː(ɹ)kə(ɹ)/ a ball bowled so as to bounce at or near the batsmans popping crease Syn: sandshoe crusher …   Wiktionary

  • Yorker — (cricket) well up delivery pitched so that it will go under the bat …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • yorker — n. straight ball (Cricket) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • yorker — noun Cricket a ball bowled so that it pitches immediately under the bat. Origin C19: prob. from York, suggesting its introduction by Yorkshire players …   English new terms dictionary

  • yorker — york·er …   English syllables

  • yorker — /ˈjɔkə / (say yawkuh) noun (in cricket) a ball so bowled that it pitches directly under the bat. {? from Yorkshire} …   Australian English dictionary

  • yorker — n. Cricket a ball bowled so that it pitches immediately under the bat. Etymology: prob. f. York, as having been introduced by Yorkshire players …   Useful english dictionary

  • Yorker System — Yorker System, so v.w. Altenglisches System, s.u. Freimaurerei II. B) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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