n. (also yuppy) (pl. -ies) (often attrib.) Colloq., usu. Derog. Young ambitious professional person working in a city. [from young urban professional]
n. Number of yards of material etc.
n. Either end of a ship's yard.
n. Veil concealing the face except the eyes, worn by some muslim women. [arabic]
n. Propr. Men's or boys' briefs with a y-shaped seam at the front.
—n. Language used by jews in or from europe, orig. A german dialect with words from hebrew etc. —adj. Of this language. [german jUdisch jewish]
n. (also yogurt) semi-solid sourish food made from milk fermented by added bacteria. [turkish]
—n. Hist. Follower of the house of york, esp. In the wars of the roses. —adj. Of the house of york.
n. Metallic element resembling the lanthanides. [related to *ytterbium]
n. - large log traditionally burnt on christmas eve.
- log-shaped chocolate cake eaten at christmas.