yaller

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yaller

  1. (US) Eye dialect spelling of yellow.
    • 1861, Various, Atlantic Monthly, Volume 7, Issue 41, March, 1861[1]:
      "Forgot the yaller cuss!" replied he.
    • 1909, Louise Forsslund, Old Lady Number 31[2]:
      See my yaller silk handkerchief, tew?
    • 1924, Max Brand, Bull Hunter[3]:
      He met me single and he fought me clean, and he's going to be pulled down by no pack of yaller dogs!

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