York·​ist ˈyȯr-kist How to pronounce Yorkist (audio)
: of or relating to the English royal house that ruled from 1461 to 1485
Yorkist noun

Word History


Edward, Duke of York (Edward IV of England)

First Known Use

1601, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Yorkist was in 1601

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Cite this Entry

“Yorkist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yorkist. Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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