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Attested since 1822 CE; from Scots. Unknown origin.
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
It got hung up on a stump and she had to yank from another direction to dislodge it.
She tried to yank free, and he pulled her body against his, moving them both into the alcove.
Here is how to yank the text back into the line.
M-y Rotate the kill-ring, and yank the new top.
Struggling into his shirt, Charles tried to yank away, but Darian Traveled to his cabin before releasing him.
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