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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of york.


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  • David Sales got a thin edge on an attempted pull to be caught behind with just 15 runs added and Rob Newton was yorked after he had earlier pulled a short ball from James Anyon for a six that shattered a press-box window.

    County cricket - as it happened! 2010

  • However, Razzaq swung hugely at Sidebottom and was caught at short third man, Gul pulled the next ball to deep square leg and Shoiab, having hit Bresnan for only the sixth four of the innings to go with the three sixes,  was comprehensively yorked to give the bowler his third wicket.

    Pitiful Pakistan hit rock bottom as England stroll to second win Mike Selvey at Swalec Stadium 2010

  • Alex Hales, the tall 21-year-old opener of whom so much is expected at Trent Bridge and beyond, continued his outstanding t20 form by striking 83, facing 61 balls and hitting eight fours and a six until he was yorked by Keedy off the last ball of the 19th over.

    Lancashire beat Nottinghamshire to make t20 quarter-finals 2010

  • His fourth-wicket partnership of 49 inside five overs with Paul Horton was threatening to take the game out of Essex's reach until Wright yorked the pair of them in the 17th over? wickets that were as important as Pettini's runs in the final wash-up of a memorable night.

    Mark Pettini leads Essex to thrilling T20 victory over Lancashire Andy Wilson at Chelmsford 2010

  • Kieswetter was eventually yorked by Lasith Malinga but he had hit five fours and two sixes in 39 from 29 balls.

    Kevin Pietersen takes England past Sri Lanka into World Twenty20 final Mike Selvey in St Lucia 2010

  • The last time wc yorked together was a stag party for an older guy who was getting married for the second time.

    Blood Test Kellerman, Jonathan 1986

  • 'Jasmine yorked politely, loathing him to the depths of her being' - Virginia Woolf.

    The Meaning of Liff Adams, Douglas, 1952- 1983

  • Baynes, though abstaining from runs himself, helped Pringle to add three to the score, all in singles, and was then yorked by the slow man, who meanly and treacherously sent down, without the slightest warning, a very fast one on the leg stump.

    A Prefect's Uncle 1928

  • When W.G. ran clean through his lee, and yorked him twice with a lob.

    From a Cornish Window A New Edition Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch 1903

  • He yorked him twice on a crumbling pitch, and wiped his eye with a brace,

    From a Cornish Window A New Edition Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch 1903


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