yelk

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Noun[edit]

yelk (plural yelks)

  1. obsolete spelling of yolk

Usage notes[edit]

  • Some 19th-century authorities regarded this as the correct spelling.
    • 1828, Noah Webster, An American Dictionary of the English Language, "yelk":
      It is sometimes written and pronounced yolk, but yelk is the proper word. Yolk is a corruption.

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