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Yeager

[yey-ger]
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noun
  1. Charles (Elwood)Chuck, born 1923, U.S. aviator and test pilot: the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound (1947).
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  • Anybody who has lived in the cattle country knows the Yeager type.

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  • Usually her aunt was also present, and either Blythe or Yeager.

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  • Have Yeager look our weapons over and make sure 122 that they are loaded.

    The Pirate of Panama

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  • "Just a bit light-headed," I explained to Yeager, who came in at that moment.

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  • Yeager had picked off Johnson in the run for the bridge, and Sam had wounded Caine.

    The Pirate of Panama

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