yorker

/ (ˈjɔːkə) /

noun

cricket a ball bowled so as to pitch just under or just beyond the bat

Nearby words

  1. york rite,
  2. york, alvin cullum,
  3. york, cape,
  4. yorke peninsula,
  5. yorke, henry vincent,
  6. yorkie,
  7. yorkist,
  8. yorks.,
  9. yorkshire,
  10. yorkshire bond

Word Origin for yorker

C19: probably named after the Yorkshire County Cricket Club

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