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Come Yorkshire over One (To)


To bamboozle one, to overreach one. Yorkshire has always been proverbial for shrewdness and sharp practice. “I’s Yorkshire too” means, I am ʹcute as you are, and am not to be taken in.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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