yold

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

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Verb[edit]

yold

  1. (obsolete) simple past tense 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.