Origin of Yankeeism
Examples from the Web for yankeeism
This spirit of 'Yankeeism' is the prevailing spirit of colonies.The Bushman|Edward Wilson Landor
In fact he was extremely lean—tall as a may-pole, and slender enough to crawl through a greased fleute,—to use a yankeeism.The Humors of Falconbridge|Jonathan F. Kelley
I know you will say, therein lies the cause of my sudden conversion to Yankeeism.The Kentuckian in New-York, Volume I (of 2)|William Alexander Caruthers
There goes another Yankeeism, just because it puts the thing better than any words in our own language.Stories of the Ships|Lewis R. Freeman
They used to be rare, (to use a Yankeeism omitted by Bartlett,) but nowadays they are overdone.