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  • noun Plural form of yett.

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Examples

  • "You can count on John M'Iver to the yetts of Hell," said my friend,

    John Splendid The Tale of a Poor Gentleman, and the Little Wars of Lorn

  • The town is on a small point and approached from the west it seems to 'lie four-square' and to present a very strong appearance, 'with its yetts, its castle, and

    Southern Arabia

  • I fought in Corunna, in Salamanca, Vittoria and Waterloo, and at Waterloo I led the Royals up against the yetts of hell.

    Gilian The Dreamer His Fancy, His Love and Adventure

  • They rode into the outer courtyard, through the muckle faulding yetts, and aneath the auld portcullis; and the whole front of the house was lighted, and there were pipes and fiddles, and as much dancing and deray within as used to be in Sir Robert’s house at Pace and Yule, and such high seasons.

    Wandering Willie’s Tale

  • They rode into the outer courtyard, through the muckle faulding yetts, and aneath the auld portcullis; and the whole front of the house was lighted, and there were pipes and fiddles, and as much dancing and deray within as used to be at Sir Robert’s house at Pace and Yule, and such high seasons.

    Wandering Willie’s Tale

  • And when they came tae London toon, the yetts were locked wi 'bands,

    Lang Johnny Moir

  • Oh came ye from Brackley's yetts, oh came ye by there?

    The Baron o' Brackley (3) (#203)

  • And he is to Brackley's yetts ere the day is dawnin '

    The Baron o' Brackley (3) (#203)

  • "Ye'll open the yetts" says Jock o 'North "Ye'll open them at my call",

    Lang Johnny Moir

  • There are sharp swords to knock your yetts, to gar your bluid spin

    The Baron o' Brackley (3) (#203)

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