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  • noun Plural form of yea.

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Examples

  • Mr. FITZSIMONS (of Penn.) did not recollect whether he moved or seconded the motion, but if he had, he should not withdraw it on account of the threat of calling the yeas and nays.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4

  • If the declaration of an intention to call the yeas and nays was viewed by gentlemen in that light, he would withdraw that call.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4

  • If the declaration of an intention to call the yeas and nays was viewed by gentlemen in that light, he would withdraw that call.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • If the declaration of an intention to call the yeas and nays was viewed by gentlemen in that light, he would withdraw that call.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4

  • If the declaration of an intention to call the yeas and nays was viewed by gentlemen in that light, he would withdraw that call.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • Mr. Smith (of S.C.) declared his intention of calling the yeas and nays, if gentlemen persisted in pressing the question.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • Mr. SMITH (of S.C.) declared his intention of calling the yeas and nays, if gentlemen persisted in pressing the question.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • It is a smooth proceeding to take a vote in this body; it takes less than half an hour to call the yeas and nays and reject the treaty.

    The World's Best Orations, Vol. 1 (of 10)

  • Mr. Fitzsimons (of Penn.) did not recollect whether he moved or seconded the motion, but if he had, he should not withdraw it on account of the threat of calling the yeas and nays.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • Mr. FITZSIMONS (of Penn.) did not recollect whether he moved or seconded the motion, but if he had, he should not withdraw it on account of the threat of calling the yeas and nays.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

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