noun Etymology: Yankee Doodle, popular song during the American Revolution Date: 1767 Yankee

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  • Yankee Doodle — is a well known US song, often sung patriotically today. It is the state anthem of Connecticut. [ [http://www.ct.gov/sots/cwp/view.asp?a=3188 q=392608 STATE OF CONNECTICUT, Sites º Seals º Symbols] ; Connecticut State Register Manual ; retrieved… …   Wikipedia

  • Yankee Doodle — ist der Titel eines bekannten amerikanischen Liedes, dessen Bedeutung und Text im Laufe der Zeit immer wieder verändert wurden. Yankee Doodle Variationen Die erste Strophe, die heute meist gesungen wird, lautet: Yankee Doodle went to town, A… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • yankee-doodle — yankee doodle; yankee doodle·dom; …   English syllables

  • Yankee-Doodle — Yan kee Doo dle, n. 1. The name of a tune adopted popularly as one of the national airs of the United States. [1913 Webster] 2. Humorously, a Yankee. [1913 Webster] We might have withheld our political noodles From knocking their heads against… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yankee Doodle — popular tune of the Amer. Revolution, apparently written c.1755 by British Army surgeon Dr. Richard Schuckburgh while campaigning with Amherst s force in upper New York during the French and Indian War. The original verses mocked the colonial… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Yankee-Doodle — (engl., spr. jängki dudl), früheres Nationallied der Nordamerikaner (»A Yankee boy is trim and tall etc.«), als dessen Verfasser ein englischer Arzt Schuckburgh (um 1755) genannt wird. In neuerer Zeit ist es durch »Hail Columbia«, »Starspangled… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Yankee Doodle — Yankee Doo|dle a US song which first became popular with American soldiers during the American Revolutionary War and is now often sung by children. It begins: Yankee Doodle went to town,/Riding on a pony;/Stuck a feather in his hat,/And called it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Yankee Doodle — ☆ Yankee Doodle n. [< YANKEE + (?) TOOTLE, in reference to sound made in tonguing a flute or fife, for which the tune was apparently first written] an early American song with several versions of humorous verses, popular during the… …   English World dictionary

  • Yankee Doodle — (spr. Jänkih Dudl), 1) der amerikanische Müssiggänger, davon 2) ein amerikanisches munteres Volkslied, gewissermassen das Nationallied der Amerikaner …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Yankee Doodle — El espíritu de 1776, originalmente titulado Yankee Doodle. Yankee Doodle interpretada por la violinista Carrie Rehkopf. Yankee Doodle es una canción muy conocida de los Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Yankee Doodle — Premiers vers de la chanson gravés sur une plaque, dans un parc américain. Yankee Doodle est une chanson anglaise qui date de la guerre de Sept Ans. D abord chanté par les troupes britanniques pour railler les colons américains (doodle voulant… …   Wikipédia en Français

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