(Yes"tern) a. [See Yester.] Of or pertaining to yesterday; relating to the day last past.
(Yes"ter*night`) n. The last night; the night last past.
(Yes"ter*night`), adv. [AS. gystran niht. See Yesterday.] On the last night. B. Jonson.
(Yes"ter*noon`) n. The noon of yesterday; the noon last past.
(Yes"ter*week`) n. The week last past; last week.
(Yes"ter*year`) n. The year last past; last year.
(Yes`treen") n. Yester-evening; yesternight; last night. [R. or Scot.]
Yestreen I did not knowBp. Coxe.
How largely I could live.
(Yest"y) a. See Yeasty. Shak.
(Yet) n. (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of large marine gastropods belonging to the genus Yetus,
or Cymba; a boat shell.
(Yet), adv. [OE. yet, &yoghet, &yoghit, AS. git, gyt, giet, gieta; akin to OFries. ieta, eta, ita,
MHG. iezuo, ieze, now, G. jetzo, jetzt.]
1. In addition; further; besides; over and above; still. "A little longer; yet a little longer." Dryden.
This furnishes us with yet one more reason why our savior, lays such a particular stress acts of mercy.Atterbury.
The rapine is made yet blacker by the pretense of piety and justice.L'Estrange.
2. At the same time; by continuance from a former state; still.
Facts they had heard while they were yet heathens.Addison.
3. Up to the present time; thus far; hitherto; until now; and with the negative, not yet, not up to the
present time; not as soon as now; as, Is it time to go? Not yet. See As yet, under As, conj.
Ne never yet no villainy ne said.Chaucer.
4. Before some future time; before the end; eventually; in time. "He 'll be hanged yet." Shak.
5. Even; used emphatically.
Men may not too rashly believe the confessions of witches, nor yet the evidence against them.Bacon.
(Yet) conj. Nevertheless; notwithstanding; however.
Yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.Matt. vi. 29.
Syn. See However.
(Yeve) v. i. To give. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Yev"en) p. p. Given. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Yew) v. i. See Yaw.