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a.
Containing years; having existed or continued many years; aged.
n.
An animal one year old, or in the second year of its age; -- applied chiefly to cattle, sheep, and horses.
a.
Being a year old.
a.
Happening, accruing, or coming every year; annual; as, a yearly income; a yearly feast.
a.
Lasting a year; as, a yearly plant.
a.
Accomplished in a year; as, the yearly circuit, or revolution, of the earth.
adv.
Annually; once a year to year; as, blessings yearly bestowed.
imp. & p. p.
of Yearn
p. pr. & vb. n.
of Yearn
v. t.
To pain; to grieve; to vex.
v. i.
To be pained or distressed; to grieve; to mourn.
v. i. & t.
To curdle, as milk.
v. i.
To be filled with longing desire; to be harassed or rendered uneasy with longing, or feeling the want of a thing; to strain with emotions of affection or tenderness; to long; to be eager.
a.
Desirous.
adv.
With yearning.
n. pl.
The maws, or stomachs, of young calves, used as a rennet for curdling milk.
n.
The earth.
n.
The foam, or troth (top yeast), or the sediment (bottom yeast), of beer or other in fermentation, which contains the yeast plant or its spores, and under certain conditions produces fermentation in saccharine or farinaceous substances; a preparation used for raising dough for bread or cakes, and making it light and puffy; barm; ferment.
n.
Spume, or foam, of water.
n.
A form of fungus which grows as indvidual rounded cells, rather than in a mycelium, and reproduces by budding; esp. members of the orders Endomycetales and Moniliales. Some fungi may grow both as a yeast or as a mycelium, depending on the conditions of growth.

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