Yed meaning

(archaic) A saying.
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(UK dialectal) A burrow; a hole made by an animal in the ground.
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(intransitive, archaic) To speak; sing.
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(intransitive, UK dialectal) To magnify greatly in narration; exaggerate a tale; fib.
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(UK dialectal) A falsehood; leasing.
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(UK dialectal) To be associated with a place or locality.
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(intransitive, UK dialectal) To contend; wrangle.
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(UK dialectal) To burrow underground, as a rabbit or mole; also said of miners.
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Origin of yed

  • From Middle English ȝedden, ȝeddien, from Old English ġieddian (“to speak formally, discuss, speak with alliteration, recite, sing”), from ġiedd (“song, poem, saying, proverb, riddle, speech, story, tale, narrative, account, reckoning, reason”).

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  • From Middle English eorþien (“to bury, dig”), from eorþe (“earth”). Influenced or conflated with Middle English eardien (“to dwell, inhabit”), from Old English eardian (“to live, dwell, be inhabitant, occupy”). More at earth.

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  • From Middle English ȝed, from Old English ġiedd (“song, poem, saying, proverb, riddle, speech, story, tale, narrative, account, reckoning, reason”).

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