With young, with child; pregnant.

(Yot) v. t. To unite closely. [Prov. Eng.]

(Yote) v. t. [OE. &yogheoten, &yogheten, to pour, AS. geótan. See Found to cast.] To pour water on; to soak in, or mix with, water. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Grose.

My fowls, which well enough,
I, as before, found feeding at their trough
Their yoted wheat.

(You) pron. [Possess. Your (ur) or Yours (urz); dat. & obj. You.] [OE. you, eou, eow, dat. & acc., AS. eów, used as dat. & acc. of ge, ge, ye; akin to OFries. iu, io, D. u, G. euch, OHG. iu, dat., iuwih, acc., Icel. yðr, dat. & acc., Goth. izwis; of uncertain origin. &radic189. Cf. Your.] The pronoun of the second person, in the nominative, dative, and objective case, indicating the person or persons addressed. See the Note under Ye.

Ye go to Canterbury; God you speed.

Good sir, I do in friendship counsel you
To leave this place.

In vain you tell your parting lover
You wish fair winds may waft him over.

Though you is properly a plural, it is in all ordinary discourse used also in addressing a single person, yet properly always with a plural verb. "Are you he that hangs the verses on the trees, wherein Rosalind is so admired ?" Shak. You and your are sometimes used indefinitely, like we, they, one, to express persons not specified. "The looks at a distance like a new-plowed land; but as you come near it, you see nothing but a long heap of heavy, disjointed clods." Addison. "Your medalist and critic are much nearer related than the world imagine." Addison. "It is always pleasant to be forced to do what you wish to do, but what, until pressed, you dare not attempt." Hook. You is often used reflexively for yourself of yourselves. "Your highness shall repose you at the tower." Shak.

(Youl) v. i. To yell; to yowl. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Young) a. [Compar. Younger (yu&nsm"ger); superl. Youngest ] [OE. yung, yong, &yoghong, &yoghung, AS. geong; akin to OFries. iung, iong, D. joing, OS., OHG., & G. jung, Icel. ungr, Sw. & Dan. ung, Goth. juggs, Lith. jaunas, Russ. iunuii, L. juvencus, juvenis, Skr. juvaça, juvan. &radic281. Cf. Junior, Juniper, Juvenile, Younker, Youth.]

1. Not long born; still in the first part of life; not yet arrived at adolescence, maturity, or age; not old; juvenile; — said of animals; as, a young child; a young man; a young fawn.

For he so young and tender was of age.

"Whom the gods love, die young," has been too long carelessly said; . . . whom the gods love, live young forever.
Mrs. H. H. Jackson.

2. Being in the first part, pr period, of growth; as, a young plant; a young tree.

While the fears of the people were young.
De Foe.

3. Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak.

Come, come, elder brother, you are too young in this.

(Young), n. The offspring of animals, either a single animal or offspring collectively.

[The egg] bursting with kindly rupture, forth disclosed
Their callow young.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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