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YOKE, (1) s. The hiccough. West.
(2) v. To itch.
(3) s. A pair of oxen.
(4) s. One of the two parts of the working day. Kent. YOKE-FELLOW, s. A husband or wife.
YOKEL, S. A country bumpkin.
YOKLET, S. An old name in Kent
for a little farm or manor. 30KYNGE, part. a. Itching. YOKY-WOOL, s. Unwashed wool. Devon.
YOLDE, pret. t. Yielded.
YOLD-RING, S. The yellow-hammer. North.
YOLE, v. To yell.
30LE, S. Christmas; yule. YOLK, S. (1) The state or condition
of wool, after being shorn from the sheep, and before it is washed. East.
(2) The grease of wool. Northampt.
YOLT, S. A newt. Glouc.
30MERE, v. To lament; to moan.
YONSTE, S. Favour; affection.
Thou art so earnest still to follow yopers, that make so much haste to devour a simple hare.
Howard, Man of Newmarket, 1678.
YOPPUL, S. Unnecessary talk. South. 3ORE, 8. (4.-S.) Mercy. See Ore.
Oft-sythes scho sygkyd sore,
YORKPENCE, 8. A copper coinage
of the reign of Henry VI. YORNEN, adj. Made of yarn.
A paire of yornen stockes
To keepe the cold away,
Within his bootes the Russie weares.
YORP, v. To talk boisterously.
30skyng cometh in many maneris,
The Four Humours of Man, MS. xv Cent. YOT, v. To unite closely. Dorset. YOTE, v. To pour in; to water, or soak. West.
YOUGH, 8. An ewe. Norf.
YOUL, v. To yell; to bark ex-
Yow, v. To reap, gathering the
corn under the arm. Devon. YoWER, S. An udder. Craven. YOWER-JOINT, s. A joint near the
thigh of the horse, opposite the hock. Craven.
YOWLEY, 8. The yellow-hammer.
Yowr, v. To yelp. West.
YOYSTER, v. To frolic; to laugh.
(2) A compartment of a thresh-
ZILTER, S. A salting tub. Somers.
(2) s. Moist land. Somers. Zoo-zoo, s. The wood-pigeon. Glouc.
ZOTY, 8. A fool. South. ZOWERSWOPPED, adj. Ill-natured. Exm.
ZowL, S. A plough. Exm. See Sull. ZUCHES, 8. Stumps of trees. ZWAIL, v. To swing the arms. West.
ZWIR, v. To turn. West.
ZWODDER, 8. A drowsy and stupid state of body or mind. Somers. Zwop, adv. With a noise.
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