yeld

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Scots[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [jɛl(d)], [(j)il(d)]

Adjective[edit]

yeld (comparative mair yeld, superlative maist yeld)

  1. barren, not pregnant, not giving milk
  2. (of inanimate things) not fertile, unproductive, ineffectual, lacking in substance or value, unprofitable

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

yeld (plural yelds)

  1. barren ewe or cow, etc.

Verb[edit]

tae yeld (third-person singular simple present yelds, present participle yeldin, simple past yeldt, past participle yeldt)

  1. to cease to milk a pregnant cow when the flow stops before calving