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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Yes; ay; a word expressing assent, or an affirmative, or an affirmative answer to a question, now superseded by yes.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.
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.

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