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Yank

n.1.A jerk or twitch.
v. t.1.To twitch; to jerk.
[imp. & p. p. Yanked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Yanking.]
n.1.An abbreviation of Yankee.
Noun1.Yank - an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
Synonyms: Yankee, Northerner
2.Yank - an American who lives in New England
3.Yank - an American
Verb1.yank - pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"
Synonyms: jerk
(jargon)yank - (From the colloquial meaning "to pull suddenly") To insert a copy of some saved text at the current position in a document being edited.

The term is used in the Unix text editors GNU Emacs and vi but "paste" is more common elsewhere.

bob, clutch, evulse, flick, flip, flirt, flounce, grab, hitch, jig, jigger, jigget, jiggle, jog, joggle, jolt, lug, lurch, snake, snap, snatch, start, sudden pull, tear, tweak, twitch, vellicate, yerk
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