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yank  /yk/  v. [I;T] to give a strong, sharp pull on s.t.: He yanked a fish from the water.
n. 1 a strong pull: He gave his fishing line a yank. 2 Yank infrml. short for Yankee, a person from the USA, esp. a soldier from one of the two world wars: The Yanks invaded France in World War II. yank

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