yorker

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Possibly from 18th- and 19th-century slang phrase "to pull Yorkshire on a person", meaning to trick or deceive them.

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yorker (plural yorkers)

  1. (cricket) a ball bowled so as to bounce at or near the batsman's popping crease

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