Associations to the word «York»


YORK, verb. (cricket) to bowl a yorker at a batsman, especially to get a batsman out in this way.
YORK, proper noun. A city in North Yorkshire, England.
YORK, proper noun. The House of York, a dynasty of English kings and one of the opposing factions involved in the 15th century Wars of the Roses. The name comes from the fact that its members were descended from Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York; their symbol was a white rose.
YORK, proper noun. Former name of Toronto (used before 1834).
YORK, proper noun. A habitational surname​ from the city or the county; See also Yorke.
YORK CHOCOLATE CAT, noun. An American breed of longhaired domestic cat.
YORK HAM, noun. A mild, cured ham that has a delicate pink meat; traditionally served with a Madeira sauce
YORK RITE, proper noun. (Freemasonry) A rite of Freemasonry consisting of a series of progressive degrees that can be conferred by various Masonic organizations or bodies.

Dictionary definition

YORK, noun. The English royal house (a branch of the Plantagenet line) that reigned from 1461 to 1485; its emblem was a white rose.

Wise words

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Alexander Pope