A Very Merry Chase Regency Romance Era Lexicon Of Relevant Terms
YAM. To eat or stuff heartily.
YANK, or YANKEE DOODLE. A country lout: a name given to the New England men in North America. A general appellation for an American.
YARMOUTH COACH. A kind of low two-wheeled cart drawn by one horse,.
YELLOW. To look yellow; to be jealous.
YELLOW BOYS. Guineas.
YOUNG ONE. A familiar expression of contempt for another’s ignorance, as “Ah! I see you’re a young one.” “How d’ye do, young one?”
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