Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • A termination of nouns of agent, as in bowyer, lawyer, sawyer, and formerly in lovyer, etc. See -ier and bowyer, etc.
  • A dialectal variant of here.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • preposition obsolete Ere; before.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • pronoun UK, slang your
  • pronoun slang, rare you
  • adverb UK, slang yeah; yes
  • phrase UK, slang you're

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Representing an imprecise, unstressed pronunciation of you, your and you're.

Examples

  • What's the longest poke ya'll have ever made in yer 'life?

    What's the longest poke ya'll have ever made in yer' life?

  • Now go weep in yer beer, ya road hunter, 'cause you're full of baloney, beans, and horse hockey.

    Grizzly Plan Could Deny Hunter Access

  • Hope you have been a good boy and that Santa doesn't put a lump of coal in yer stockin!

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  • What's the longest poke ya'll have ever made in yer 'life?

    What's the longest poke ya'll have ever made in yer' life?

  • Hope you have been a good boy and that Santa doesn't put a lump of coal in yer stockin!

    Page 2

  • Hope you have been a good boy and that Santa doesn't put a lump of coal in yer stockin!

    Page 2

  • Hope you have been a good boy and that Santa doesn't put a lump of coal in yer stockin!

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  • Now, what you want, Bill, is something fresh in yer bill o 'fare.

    All Gold Cañon

  • Hope you have been a good boy and that Santa doesn't put a lump of coal in yer stockin!

    Page 2

  • Hope you have been a good boy and that Santa doesn't put a lump of coal in yer stockin!

    Page 2

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