Knickerbocker

Knick"er*bock`er

, [capitalized] prop. n. [From Diedrich KNickerbocker, the fictional author of The History of New York, in fact written by Washington Irving.] A descendent of the early Dutch colonists of the New York City area; -- used mostly as a nickname for an inhabitant of New York state or especially New York City.
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