The Meaning of y

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Yawl

n.
A small ship's boat, usually rowed by four or six oars.

Yawl

v. i.
To cry out like a dog or cat; to howl; to yell.

Yawl-rigged

a.
Having two masts with fore-and-aft sails, but differing from a schooner in that the after mast is very small, and stepped as far aft as possible. See Illustration in Appendix.

Yawned

imp. & p. p.
of Yawn

Yawning

p. pr. & vb. n.
of Yawn

Yawn

v. i.
To open the mouth involuntarily through drowsiness, dullness, or fatigue; to gape; to oscitate.

Yawn

v. i.
To open wide; to gape, as if to allow the entrance or exit of anything.

Yawn

v. i.
To open the mouth, or to gape, through surprise or bewilderment.

Yawn

v. i.
To be eager; to desire to swallow anything; to express desire by yawning; as, to yawn for fat livings.

Yawn

n.
An involuntary act, excited by drowsiness, etc., consisting of a deep and long inspiration following several successive attempts at inspiration, the mouth, fauces, etc., being wide open.

Yawn

n.
The act of opening wide, or of gaping.

Yawn

n.
A chasm, mouth, or passageway.

Yawningly

adv.
In a yawning manner.

Yawp

v. & n.
See Yaup.

Yaws

n.
A disease, occurring in the Antilles and in Africa, characterized by yellowish or reddish tumors, of a contagious character, which, in shape and appearance, often resemble currants, strawberries, or raspberries. There are several varieties of this disease, variously known as framboesia, pian, verrugas, and crab-yaws.

Yaw-weed

n.
A low, shrubby, rubiaceous plant (Morinda Royoc) growing along the seacoast of the West Indies. It has small, white, odorous flowers.

Ybe

p. p.
Been.

Ycleped

p. p.
Called; named; -- obsolete, except in archaic or humorous writings.

Ydo

p. p.
Done.

Ydrad

p. p.
Dreaded.
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