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Y'all - Third person plural pronoun. A Southern contraction of "You all" as in, "Y'all come back now; yuh heahr?"

Yearling - A horse born during the previous calendar year. All horses are considered to have their birthday on the first day of January.

Yee Haw - An exclamation of joy, challenge, or victory, possibly derived from the old English phrase "Ye haw" ("You come here"), which was similar to the modern expressions "Come to Papa" or "Bring it on!" Variations of Yee Haw include: Hee-haw, Woohoo, Wahoo, and even Yippee.

Yellow Belly - Easily frightened; a coward. Perhaps derived from the Yellow-Bellied Marmot, which quickly hides at any sign of danger. The term "Yellow-Bellied Varmit" may have originated as a derisive variation of "Yellow-Bellied Marmot."

Yellow Horse - Western slang for a palomino

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