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crook; safecracker1909The Gem CollectorNaturally, you don't like the idea of my marrying your daughter. You can't believe that I'm not simply an ordinary yegg, like the rest of the crooks you used to know. I promise you, I'm not. Can't you see that it doesn't matter what a man has been? It's what he is and what he means to be that counts.1914The MuckerWhy the devil should I take all this swag back to that yellow-faced yegg?1926Black JackThe yegg raised an expostulatory hand…1972Bank ShotHe was a lockman-that was his specialty—he could open safes better than Jimmy Valentine. But this safe was already standing open, and there was nothing in it of any value anyway. He was along simply as a yegg this time, part of the team.