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English citations of yakless

Adjective: "without a yak or yaks"Edit

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  • 1989, in the Hotel & Catering Review, volume 19, page 42:
    But yaks are not found in Turkey, only in Afghanistan and Pakistan and so these fine people were rendered yakless in their new home.
  • 1996 December 13, Sweet Spirit [username], “I have kindapped your Yak...”, in news.newusers.questions, Usenet[1]:
    I have your yak. And if you do not send me 30 tons of Gummy Bears, you will never see him again. Think of all those lonely yakless nights...
  • 2004, Linda D. Hall, Companies And Their Brands, volume 1, page 1532:
    Beilevue, WA 98005
    TIBETAN CRUNCH - Desserts
    TIBETAN SOUL FOOD - Candy bars
    TIBETAN SOUL FOOD - Food products
    YAKLESS IN SEATTLE - Spices and extracts
  • 2005, Ronald Wolfe, "Programme for change – Rose d’Or awards", The Stage, 23 May 2005:
    He says he’s got nothing against the Rose d’Or, it’s just that since he did the Himalayas he finds the Alps a bit too small and there aren’t enough yaks. He says it is a well-known fact that ice-caves are one of the most yakless environments on earth.
  • 2008, Max Allan Collins, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, Berkley Boulevard Books (2008), →ISBN, page 183:
    The hooded Lin and Jonathan — yakless now — were leading the way. Up ahead was another gorge with its own small, rather unreliable-looking wooden bridge. Two yeti were carrying the unconscious O'Connell on a stretcher Lin had made []