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yeggman

[ yeg-muhn ]
/ ˈyɛg mən /
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noun, plural yegg·men.Older Slang.

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Origin of yeggman

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; apparently yegg + -man, though the appearance of yegg as an independent word is later
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