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yclept Tweet Definition of yclept Like Definition of yclept on Facebook
verb 
  1. (archaic) (past participle of, clepe)
    • 1922: James Joyce, Ulysses
    • :And there came against the place as they stood a young learning knight Dixon.
    • 2001: Glen David Gold, Carter Beats the Devil
    • :World traveling sorcerer supreme Charles Carter, Carter the Mysterious, has made a startling discovery that makes the news from Europe seem mild indeed.
     
ye Tweet Definition of ye Like Definition of ye on Facebook
pronoun (desc=personal pronoun)
  1. (context, Northumbrian, Cornwall, archaic, ) you (the people being addressed).
     
yours Tweet Definition of yours Like Definition of yours on Facebook
pronoun 
  1. That which belongs to you; the possessive second person pronoun used without a following noun.
If this edit is mine, the other must be yours.
Their encyclopedia is good, but yours is even better.
It"s all yours.
  1. (italbrac, Written at the end of a letter, before the signature) Yours sincerely, Yours faithfully, Yours, Sincerely yours.
     
yourself Tweet Definition of yourself Like Definition of yourself on Facebook
pronoun (desc=referring to the person being spoken to, previously mentioned, the reflexive case of, you)
  1. Your own self.
You know that what you wrote was wrong.
Be careful with that fire or you'll burn .
  1. Your usual, normal, or true self.
After a good night's sleep you'll feel like again.
     
yous Tweet Definition of yous Like Definition of yous on Facebook
pronoun 
  1. (slang; Ireland, particularly Dublin; also overseas areas of previous Irish emmigration, i.e. many parts of the US) You (plural).
     

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