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- v. Alternative form of hield.
- n. Alternative form of hield.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To bend; incline; specifically, to tilt, as a water-vessel or a ship: same as heel, 1.
- To pour out; pour.
- To throw; cast; put.
- To bow; bend; incline; tilt or cant over.
- To decline; sink; go down.
- To yield; give way; surrender.
- n. An inclination; a cant.
- n. An incline; a slope.
- n. A decline; decrease; wane.
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'yeeld,' again, is ploughman's language; when the newly sown corn does not 'heeld' or 'yeeld' it requires the harrow.
Rising energy costs which in turn raise all other costs because the Democrats are heeld captive by extremee environmentalists who would be happy to see us all living like cavemen.
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Carpenters finished the Starboard side, and at 9 heeld the Ship the other way, and hauld her off about 2 feet for fear of Neaping.
P.M., the Carpenters finished the Starboard side, and at 9 heeld the Ship the other way, and hauld her off about 2 feet for fear of Neaping.
A.M. heeld and Scrubb'd both sides of the Ship and Sent a Party of Men ashore to Cutt wood and fill Water.
This rough fellow had not the patience of our husbands of fashion, he presently went in quest of the lover, and would have used him in a very cruel manner, had he not thrown himself into the protection of the Cabin, and in his own vindication protested that it was accident, for as their beds lay along side of each other, the ship heeld so much, that he was involuntarily thrown into the other bed.
4.2.9: Lo Deuorox where he lieth: whose life men heeld so deare
Sae yer gran'father, no 'at he was feart at' im, for Is 'be bun' he never was feart afore the face o 'man, but jest no wullin' to anger his ain kin, an 'maybe no willin' onybody sud say he was a respecter o 'persons, heeld his tongue an' said nae mair, an 'the markis hed the second best bed, for he sleepit in Glenwarlock's ain. "
A.M. heeld and Scrubb’d both sides of the Ship and Sent a Party of Men ashore to Cutt wood and fill Water.