yeeld

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yeeld

  1. Archaic spelling of yield.
    • 1594, Christopher Marlowe, Massacre at Paris[1]:
      The guider of all crownes, Graunt that our deeds may wel deserve your loves: And so they shall, if fortune speed my will, And yeeld our thoughts to height of my desertes.
    • 1577, Raphael Holinshed, Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (2 of 12)[2]:
      This doone, [] he compelled capteine Gilbert to yeeld vp the fortresse into his hands.
    • 1676, Izaak Walton, The Compleat Angler[3]:
      [] they shall yeeld finer wool then the yeer before they came to feed in it, and courser again if they shall return to their former pasture, and again return to a finer wool being fed in the fine wool ground.