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- n. A ewe; a female sheep.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A ewe.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete form of yew.
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Make what use yowe pleas of thiss informasion: and belieue me to haue no other motife, than to serue yowe, becavs of yowre vartues, whiche make yowe deserue a better retorne, I am, thof I shall not set my trewe name, yowre grete admirer and seruant,
I ame welle acquaintid with the famely of the Coumptesse of — —; and yowe maie passiblie haue hard what you wished not to haue hard concerninge hir.
Butt this verie morninge, I can assur yowe, hir ladishippe is gon with yowre spowse to Tonbrigge; and theire they are to take lodgings, or a hous; and Mr.B. is after to come to town, and settel matters to go downe to hir, where they are to liue as man and wiffe.
Christe is become but in vayn to yowe/as many of yow as are iustified by the lawe are fallen from grace/we loke for and hope in the spirite to be iustified thorow faithe.
A Treatise of the Cohabitation Of the Faithful with the Unfaithful A Treatise of the Cohabitation Of the Faithful with the Unfaithful by Peter Martyr; Wherunto is Added A Sermon made of the Confessing of Christ and His Gospel and of the Denying of the same, by Henry Bullinger
Yeo sometimes represents yew, spelt yowe by Palsgrave.
When I heer moor, I shall sende yowe moor tydyngs.
Woorse nor a far-welter'd yowe: fur, Sammy, 'e married fur luvv.
RW glossary: aboot: about aff: off anither: another ca ': call cam': came dinna: do not fu ': full gane: gone hae: have hame: home intae: into laird: landowner may: maid nairth: north noo: now ploos: plows sae: so simmer: summer speired: asked syne: then ta'en: taken tae: to twa: two wad: would wauked: walked wha: who yin: one yowe: ewe play. exe COWDENKN. 2 play. exe COWDENKN. 3
Friendly hearers say, "Do yowe try back, Willum, and catch that up at start agin;" and Willum does try back in the most excruciating manner.
Therfor i would aduyse yowe as yowe tender youer lyf to deuyse some exscuse to shift of youer attendance at this parleament.