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From Middle English yoten, yeten (to pour), from Old English ġēotan (to pour), from Proto-Germanic *geutaną (to pour), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰew-, *ǵʰōw- (to pour). Cognate with Dutch gieten (to pour), German gießen (to pour), Danish gyde (to pour). Related to gush, geyser.


yote (third-person singular simple present yotes, present participle yoting, simple past and past participle yoted)

  1. (UK dialectal) To pour water on; pour in.
  2. (archaic or dialectal) To steep.
    My fowls, which well enough / I, as before, found feeding at their trough / Their yoted wheat. — Chapman.