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Ye
Alt. of Ye
Ye
an old method of printing the article the (AS. /e), the \"y\" being used in place of the Anglo-Saxon thorn (/). It is sometimes incorrectly pronounced ye. See The, and Thorn, n., 4.
Yen
pl.
of Ye
Ye
n.
An eye.
Ye
pron.
The plural of the pronoun of the second person in the nominative case.
Ye
adv.
Yea; yes.
Yea
adv.
Yes; ay; a word expressing assent, or an affirmative, or an affirmative answer to a question, now superseded by yes. See Yes.
Yea
adv.
More than this; not only so, but; -- used to mark the addition of a more specific or more emphatic clause. Cf. Nay, adv., 2.
Yea
n.
An affirmative vote; one who votes in the affirmative; as, a vote by yeas and nays.
v. i.
Properly, a variant of the defective imperfect yode, but sometimes mistaken for a present. See the Note under Yede.
imp. & p. p.
of Yean
p. pr. & vb. n.
of Yean
v. t. & i.
To bring forth young, as a goat or a sheep; to ean.
n.
A lamb or a kid; an eanling.
n.
The time of the apparent revolution of the sun trough the ecliptic; the period occupied by the earth in making its revolution around the sun, called the astronomical year; also, a period more or less nearly agreeing with this, adopted by various nations as a measure of time, and called the civil year; as, the common lunar year of 354 days, still in use among the Mohammedans; the year of 360 days, etc. In common usage, the year consists of 365 days, and every fourth year (called bissextile, or leap year) of 366 days, a day being added to February on that year, on account of the excess above 365 days (see Bissextile).
n.
The time in which any planet completes a revolution about the sun; as, the year of Jupiter or of Saturn.
n.
Age, or old age; as, a man in years.
n.
The California poison oak (Rhus diversiloba). See under Poison, a.
n.
A book published yearly; any annual report or summary of the statistics or facts of a year, designed to be used as a reference book; as, the Congregational Yearbook.
n.
A book containing annual reports of cases adjudged in the courts of England.

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