yeggman

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

yegg +‎ man

Noun[edit]

yeggman (plural yeggmen)

  1. (cant, slang) a person who breaks open safes, a burglar; a yegg.
    • 1915, W. M. McCarty, practically every thug, yeggman and ex-convict in the land

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