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  • English Word Yaup Definition A cry of distress, rage, or the like, as the cry of a sickly bird, or of a child in pain.
  • English Word Yaup Definition The blue titmouse.
  • English Word Yauper Definition One who, or that which, yaups.
  • English Word Yaupon Definition A shrub (Ilex Cassine) of the Holly family, native from Virginia to Florida. The smooth elliptical leaves are used as a substitute for tea, and were formerly used in preparing the black drink of the Indians of North Carolina. Called also South-Sea tea.
  • English Word Yaw Definition To rise in blisters, breaking in white froth, as cane juice in the clarifiers in sugar works.
  • English Word Yaw Definition To steer wild, or out of the line of her course; to deviate from her course, as when struck by a heavy sea; -- said of a ship.
  • English Word Yaw Definition A movement of a vessel by which she temporarily alters her course; a deviation from a straight course in steering.
  • English Word Yaw-weed Definition A low, shrubby, rubiaceous plant (Morinda Royoc) growing along the seacoast of the West Indies. It has small, white, odorous flowers.
  • English Word Yawd Definition A jade; an old horse or mare.
  • English Word Yawed Definition of Yaw
  • English Word Yawing Definition of Yaw
  • English Word Yawl Definition A small ship's boat, usually rowed by four or six oars.
  • English Word Yawl Definition To cry out like a dog or cat; to howl; to yell.
  • English Word Yawl-rigged Definition Having two masts with fore-and-aft sails, but differing from a schooner in that the after mast is very small, and stepped as far aft as possible. See Illustration in Appendix.
  • English Word Yawn Definition To open the mouth involuntarily through drowsiness, dullness, or fatigue; to gape; to oscitate.
  • English Word Yawn Definition To open wide; to gape, as if to allow the entrance or exit of anything.
  • English Word Yawn Definition To open the mouth, or to gape, through surprise or bewilderment.
  • English Word Yawn Definition To be eager; to desire to swallow anything; to express desire by yawning; as, to yawn for fat livings.
  • English Word Yawn Definition An involuntary act, excited by drowsiness, etc., consisting of a deep and long inspiration following several successive attempts at inspiration, the mouth, fauces, etc., being wide open.
  • English Word Yawn Definition The act of opening wide, or of gaping.
  • English Word Yawn Definition A chasm, mouth, or passageway.
  • English Word Yawned Definition of Yawn
  • English Word Yawning Definition of Yawn
  • English Word Yawningly Definition In a yawning manner.
  • English Word Yawp Definition See Yaup.
  • English Word Yaws Definition A disease, occurring in the Antilles and in Africa, characterized by yellowish or reddish tumors, of a contagious character, which, in shape and appearance, often resemble currants, strawberries, or raspberries. There are several varieties of this disease, variously known as framboesia, pian, verrugas, and crab-yaws.
  • English Word Ybe Definition Been.
  • English Word Ycleped Definition of Clepe
  • English Word Ycleped Definition Called; named; -- obsolete, except in archaic or humorous writings.
  • English Word Ydo Definition Done.