noun Older Slang.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of yegg
Words nearby yegg
Example sentences from the Web for yegg
He duly canvassed every likely dive, every “melina,” every gambling house and yegg hang out.The Shadow|Arthur Stringer
An American yegg would have laughed at it, opened 73 it as easily as a ripe peach; but in this district it was absolute security.The Pagan Madonna|Harold MacGrath
At the moment the missile flew from Peter's hand, the yegg steadied himself and fired.The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon|Richard Connell
There was a yegg of some kind scouting around Nora's house; and the same lad also took some observations of the place at Stanwick.Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist|John T. McIntyre
He duly canvassed every likely dive, every "melina," every gambling house and yegg hang out.Never-Fail Blake|Arthur Stringer