Of yore, of old time; long ago; as, in times or days of yore. "But Satan now is wiser than of yore." Pope.

Where Abraham fed his flock of yore.

(York"er) n. (Cricket) A tice.

(York"shire) n. A county in the north of England.

Yorkshire grit, a kind of stone used for polishing marble, and copperplates for engravers. Simmonds.Yorkshire pudding, a batter pudding baked under meat.

York use
(York" use`) (Eccl.) The one of the three printed uses of England which was followed in the north. It was based on the Sarum use. See Use, n., 6. Shipley.

(Yoll) v. i. To yell. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Yon) a. [OE. yon, &yoghon, AS. geon; akin to G. jener, OHG. jener, Icel. enn, inn; cf. Goth. jains. &radic188. Cf. Beyond, Yond, Yonder.] At a distance, but within view; yonder. [Poetic]

Read thy lot in yon celestial sign.

Though fast yon shower be fleeting.

(Yon), adv. Yonder. [Obs. or Poetic]

But, first and chiefest, with thee bring
Him that yon soars on golden wing.

(Yon"co*pin) n. [Perhaps corrupted from Illinois micoupena, Chippewa makopin, the American lotus.] (Bot.) A local name in parts of the Mississippi Valley for the American lotus

(Yond) a. [Cf. AS. anda, onda, anger, andian to be angry.] Furious; mad; angry; fierce. [Obs.] "Then wexeth wood and yond." Spenser.

(Yond), adv. & a. [OE. yond, &yoghond, &yogheond, through, beyond, over, AS. geond, adv. & prep.; cf. Goth. jaind thither. &radic188. See Yon, a.] Yonder. [Obs.] "Yond in the garden." Chaucer.

(Yon"der) adv. [OE. yonder, &yoghonder; cf. OD. ginder, Goth. jaindr there. . See Yond, adv.] At a distance, but within view.

Yonder are two apple women scolding.

(Yon"der), a. Being at a distance within view, or conceived of as within view; that or those there; yon. "Yon flowery arbors, yonder alleys green." Milton. "Yonder sea of light." Keble.

Yonder men are too many for an embassage.

(||Yo"ni) n. [Skr. yni.] (Hindoo Myth.) The symbol under which Sakti, or the personification of the female power in nature, is worshiped. Cf. Lingam.

(Yon"ker) n. [See Younker.] A young fellow; a younker. [Obs. or Colloq.] Sir W. Scott.

(Yore) adv. [OE. &yoghore, yare, &yoghare, AS. geára;akin to geár a year, E. year. &radic204. See Year.] In time long past; in old time; long since. [Obs. or Poetic]

As it hath been of olde times yore.

Which though he hath polluted oft and yore,
Yet I to them for judgment just do fly.

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