Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete preterit and past participle of yield.

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  • past participle Yielded.

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  • verb obsolete preterite of yield.
  • verb obsolete Past participle of yield

Etymologies

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From Middle English yold ("yielded"), from Old English ġeald ("yielded"), 1st and 3rd person preterite of ġieldan ("to yield, pay").

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From Middle English yolde, yolden ("yielded"), from Old English ġegolden ("yielded"), past particple of ġieldan ("to yield, pay").

Examples

  • Add egg and yold and whisk until mixture is smooth with no sugar lumps remaining, about 30 seconds.

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  • Add egg and yold and whisk until mixture is smooth with no sugar lumps remaining, about 30 seconds.

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  • I like the healthiness of a poached egg with toast to soak up the yold.

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  • She was recently married in Hawaii and while there we made plans to send her 17 yold sister for the December holidays to travel with them around SEAsia.

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  • Peter A. Wilson, a senior defense research analyst for the RA.D Corp. yold A. that the significance of the craft is unclear because the program has been around for so long.

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  • The clerk yold me they just left the groceries and ran and came back for them later.

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  • Symposium, there\'s a dialogue between Socrates and some yold named Agathon, clarifying the true nature of the feta-and-spinach omelet.

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  • The clerk yold me they just left the groceries and ran and came back for them later.

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  • Batchoy (or bachoy) is a happy cauldron of thin flavors and variegated textures competing for attention: the soft ribbons of rice-and-egg noodles, the invitation to slurp impolitely by the beaten egg white and yold bits, the roughage of crunchy chicharon (pork rind) bits, the livery bits, the delicious pork bits, the aromatic leeks -- all swimmingly circumnavigating a wide steaming pond.

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  • ‘sweat’ ‘swat’; ‘yield’ ‘yold’ (both in Spenser); ‘mete’ ‘mat’ (Wiclif);

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