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Do we say   yack   or  yak

Do we say yack or yak

yack 0 occurrences

yak 29 occurrences

Fish, salmon..................Ariba, also Sa-yak.

Cluk-yak. Lie, to tell a lie............Ek-lut.

The yak of central Asia is very bison-like in some respects, but in others departs in the direction of oxen.

[domesticated mammals] horse &c (beast of burden) 271; cattle, kine^, ox; bull, bullock; cow, milch cow, calf, heifer, shorthorn; sheep; lamb, lambkin^; ewe, ram, tup; pig, swine, boar, hog, sow; steer, stot^; tag, teg^; bison, buffalo, yak, zebu, dog, cat.

Lenormant, however, identifies it with the Yak.]

How significant it is that among the emblems of royalty in the East the three chiefest are an umbrella-bearer, two men who stand behind and swing great punkahs modelled on the elephant's ear, and two others carrying yak's tails wherewith to scare the flies from the royal person!

Of the other ruminants the ox, buffalo, yak, goat, sheep and a few others are domestic animals, while the bison and the gaur, or so-called Indian bison, and a large number of wild goats and sheep have been neglected.

The buffalo and yak have probably come under the yoke in comparatively recent times, for they are little changed; but the goat and still more the sheep have undergone a wonderful transformation within and without.

"When I went into the next room, the housekeeper's roomvery comfortable, yak (oak) all roundthere was a fine fire blazin' away, wi' coal, and peat, and wood, all in a low together, and tea on the table, and hot cake, and smokin' meat; and there was Mrs. Wyvern, fat, jolly, and talkin' away, more in an hour than my aunt would in a year.

"The room I was in now was a large square chamber, covered wi' yak pannels, but unfurnished except for my bed, which had no curtains to it, and a chair and a table, or so, that looked nothing at all in such a big room.

"Well, it could na be a full quarter past twelve, when I sees a lightin' on the wall befoore me, as if something took fire behind, and the shadas o' the bed, and the chair, and my gown, that was hangin' from the wall, was dancin' up and down on the ceilin' beams and the yak pannels; and I turns my head ower my shouther quick, thinkin' something must a gone a' fire.

"There was an ald empty press against the wall then, and shoving it aside, sure enough there was the tracing of a door in the wainscot, and a keyhole stopped with wood, and planed across as smooth as the rest, and the joining of the door all stopped wi' putty the colour o' yak, and, but for the hinges that showed a bit when the press was shoved aside, ye would not consayt there was a door there at all.

Why is a yak, by Le Grand, pseud.

Mrs. Peregrine and the yak.

Mrs. Peregrine and the yak.

Thomas E. Lide (Wr); 6Jul66; R389146. Yinka-tu the yak.

Yinka-tu the yak.

Yinka-tu the yak.

Why is a yak, by Le Grand, pseud.

Mrs. Peregrine and the yak.

Mrs. Peregrine and the yak.

Thomas E. Lide (Wr); 6Jul66; R389146. Yinka-tu the yak.

Yinka-tu the yak.

Yinka-tu the yak.

Krishna soon saw her as she bathed Her filmy dress still clinging to her breasts, Her tangled tresses falling on her heart, A golden image swathed in yak's tail plumes.

The Chรกmarรญ, or chowrie, formed of the white bushy tail of the Yak, or Bos grunniens, was placed as an ornament between the ears of horses, like the plume of the war-horse of chivalry.

From official rules of deportment the British soldier knows how to salute when on foot or mounted on bicycle, horse, mule, camel, elephant, motor-lorry or yak, but no provision has been made for the case of an army scooting on ski.

Three sides of the box are adorned with the head and shoulders of a female figure and the fourth side with a black yak's tail.

All the cows low, from the buffalo roaming the prairie, the musk-ox of the Arctic ice-fields, or the yak of Asia, to the cattle feeding in our pastures.