yold

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English yolde, yolden (yielded), from Old English ġegolden (yielded), past particple of ġieldan (to yield, pay).

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Verb[edit]

yold

  1. (obsolete) past participle of yield
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.xi:
      to yield him loue she doth deny, / Once to me yold, not to be yold againe [...].

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English yold (yielded), from Old English ġeald (yielded), 1st and 3rd person preterite of ġieldan (to yield, pay).

Verb[edit]

yold

  1. (obsolete) preterite of yield.