(Yar"row) n. [OE. yarowe, yarwe, &yogharowe, AS. gearwe; akin to D. gerw, OHG. garwa,
garawa, G. garbe, schafgarbe, and perhaps to E. yare.] (Bot.) An American and European composite
plant (Achillea Millefolium) with very finely dissected leaves and small white corymbed flowers. It has a
strong, and somewhat aromatic, odor and taste, and is sometimes used in making beer, or is dried for
smoking. Called also milfoil, and nosebleed.
(Yar"whip`) n. [So called from its sharp cry uttered when taking wing.] (Zoöl.) The European
bar-tailed godwit; called also yardkeep, and yarwhelp. See Godwit. [Prov. Eng.]
(Yat"a*ghan) n. [Turk. yataghan.] A long knife, or short saber, common among Mohammedan
nations, usually having a double curve, sometimes nearly straight. [Written also ataghan, attaghan.]
(Yate) n. A gate. See 1st Gate. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Spenser.
(Yaud) n. See Yawd. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
(Yaul) n. (Naut.) See Yawl.
(Yaulp) v. i. To yaup.
(Yaup) v. i. [See Yap, and Yelp.] To cry out like a child; to yelp. [Scot. & Colloq. U. S.] [Written
(Yaup), n. [Written also yawp.]
1. A cry of distress, rage, or the like, as the cry of a sickly bird, or of a child in pain. [Scot. & Colloq. U.
2. (Zoöl.) The blue titmouse. [Prov. Eng.]