Come Yorkshire over One

(To). To bamboozle one, to overreach one. Yorkshire has always been proverbial for shrewdness and sharp practice. “I's Yorkshire too” means, I am 'cute as you are, and am not to be taken in.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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