Definitions

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

  • noun The noon of yesterday; the noon last past.

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  • noun archaic Yesterday at noon.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "What evil thing hath befallen thy brother since yesternoon?" he asked, going to the couch.

    The Coming of the King

  • I almost feared thou hadst met with some mischance on thy way hither, and that I should have had to sally forth and rescue thee again even as I did yesternoon!

    Ardath

  • -- I've got your name now, 'said Guy, as they were ferrying across,' you're stiff certain they left Cologne with the maiden yesternoon, now? '

    Farina

  • -- I've got your name now, 'said Guy, as they were ferrying across,' you're stiff certain they left Cologne with the maiden yesternoon, now? '

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • -- I've got your name now, 'said Guy, as they were ferrying across,' you're stiff certain they left Cologne with the maiden yesternoon, now? '

    Complete Short Works of George Meredith

  • The army moved away yesternoon, and is now some twenty-five miles distant.

    The Boy Knight

  • 436 Cried he, “By Allah, my good people, one and all, I lie not to you: indeed I lay yesternight in the land of Egypt and yesternoon I was at Bassorah.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • “Oh, madam! what, you have not heard then that these two dear babies have lost both father and mother since yesternoon; poor babies, worse luck for ‘em!”

    Substance and Shadow; or, the Fisherman's Daughter of Brighton

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