yeo

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See also: Yeo and þeo

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English ea, eo, from Old English ēa (running water, water, stream, river), from Proto-Germanic *ahwō (waters, river), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekʷeh₂ (water, flowing water). Compare ea, eau.

Noun[edit]

yeo (plural yeos)

  1. (Southwest England) A stream or ditch

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English yeue, yowe, from Old English ēowu (ewe). More at ewe.

Noun[edit]

yeo (plural yeos)

  1. (dialectal) A ewe

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References[edit]

  • OED 2nd edition 1989

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