yance

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From yan itself from the Old English ān.

Adverb[edit]

yance (not comparable)

  1. (dialect, Northern England) once (in both senses: only one time, and formerly)

References[edit]

  • [2004], Griffiths, Bill, A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Northumbria University Press, ISBN 1-904794-16-5, page 191:
  • [1997], Leith, Dick, A Social History of English, Routledge, ISBN 0415097975, 9780415097970, page 45: