yellowback

[yel-oh-bak]

Origin of yellowback

First recorded in 1790–1800; yellow + back1
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Examples from the Web for yellowback

Historical Examples of yellowback

  • You saw what that fellow flashed, a twenty dollar yellowback, a word to Skippy and the Kennedy would follow.

    Skippy Bedelle

    Owen Johnson