an adherent or member of the royal family of York, especially in the Wars of the Roses.
belonging or pertaining to the English royal family of York.
of or relating to the Yorkists.
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How to use Yorkist in a sentence
Extra taxes on aliens were levied under both Lancastrian and Yorkist rulers with little profit.
What the Earl really counted on was not so much Lancastrian aid as Yorkist treason.
John Howard, the issue of this marriage, was a prominent Yorkist and stood high in the favour of the Yorkist kings.
Yorkist and Lancastrian alike held aloof, and they were driven to flight.
I found my way to the ferry over the Ouse, according to this kind Yorkist's instructions.Passages From the English Notebooks, Volume 2 | Nathaniel Hawthorne
British Dictionary definitions for Yorkist
a member or adherent of the royal house of York, esp during the Wars of the Roses
of, belonging to, or relating to the supporters or members of the house of York
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