yonker

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Etymology[edit]

From Adriaen van der Donck, the first lawyer in North America. Van der Donck was known locally as the Jonkheer or Jonker (etymologically, "young gentleman," derivation of old Dutch jong (young) and heer ("lord"); in effect, "Esquire"), a word from which the name "Yonkers" is directly derived.[1]

Noun[edit]

yonker (plural yonkers)

  1. Obsolete spelling of younker

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Adjective[edit]

yonker

  1. Alternative form of yongere

References[edit]

  • ^ Erik (August 19, 2009), “Interactive Map: Dutch Place Names in New York | Dutch New York”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], Thirteen.org, retrieved September 16, 2011
  • ^ Erik (August 19, 2009), “Interactive Map: Dutch Place Names in New York | Dutch New York”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[2], Thirteen.org, retrieved September 16, 2011