yestereve

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, alteration of yestereven (last night, yesterday evening), from Old English ġiestranǣfen (yesterday evening), equivalent to yester- +‎ even (evening).

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yestereve (uncountable)

  1. (archaic) yesterday evening
    • 1927, Edgar Rice Burrows, The Outlaw of Torn[1], edition HTML, The Gutenberg Project, published 2008:
      Only yestereve, you wot, one of Lord de Grey's men-at-arms came limping to us with the news of the awful carnage the foul fiend had wrought on his master's household.

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yestereve (not comparable)

  1. (during) yesterday evening

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