Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To unite closely; fasten; rivet.

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

  • transitive verb Prov. Eng. To unite closely.

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

  • verb dialectal To unite closely; fasten; rivet.

Etymologies

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Probably from an alteration of yet, yote ("to melt, weld"). More at yet, yote.

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