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 Yo’ke (1 syl.).York, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Yor’ick.
 
The King of Denmark’s jester, “a fellow of infinite jest and most excellent fancy.” (Hamlet, v. 1.) In Tristram Shandy Sterne introduces a clergyman of that name, meant for himself.   1
 


 Yo’ke (1 syl.).York, 

 
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