yeo

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See also: Yeo and þeo

English[edit]

Etymology[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.

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Noun[edit]

yeo ‎(plural yeos)

  1. (Southwest England) A stream or ditch
  2. (dialect) A ewe

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References[edit]

  • OED 2nd edition 1989