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Yest

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Yest See Yeast.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n yest An obsolete form of yeast.
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Usage

In literature:

I'm just tellin' yuh the boss don't approve of no celebrations like we had yest'day.
"The Trail of the White Mule" by B. M. Bower
That was where she was singin' yest'reen.
"Huntingtower" by John Buchan
And, after all, I wanted a mill to grind it, sieve to dress it, yest and salt to make it into bread, and an oven to bake it.
"The Life and Most Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner (1801)" by Daniel Defoe
Got drunk yest'd'y and had a fight.
"Dick in the Everglades" by A. W. Dimock
Boil it well, when you come to work it with yest, take very good Beer-yest, not Ale-yest.
"The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened" by Kenelm Digby
The yest first added is not brought into this account.
"The American Practical Brewer and Tanner" by Joseph Coppinger
At that, day before yest'day, we had every blooming train on time.
"The Stars & Stripes, Vol 1, No 1, February 8, 1918" by American Expeditionary Forces
I watched you yeste'd'y.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4" by Work Projects Administration
Care should be taken never to put your yest to water or milk too hot, or too cold, as either extreme will destroy the fermentation.
"The Cook's Oracle; and Housekeeper's Manual" by William Kitchiner
It's the on'yest time I ever been from home; now you wouldn't of believed that, would you?
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 7" by Various
Beat an egg smooth, and mix a spoonful of light yest with a little warm milk.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
Yes, he was here yest'day.
"The Shepherd of the North" by Richard Aumerle Maher
Why, he looked like you, and he had on de same kind of cap and overcoat dat you was a-wearin' yeste'day.
"Dave Porter and His Double" by Edward Stratemeyer
But yest'day I'm jiggered if I didn't see him mendin' his pasture fence.
"Janice Day" by Helen Beecher Long
He had a drink here day before yest'day.
"Paradise Bend" by William Patterson White
I shall be yest like ee yobber kitten, sant I?
"Great Mysteries and Little Plagues" by John Neal
Mees Bereel goes home yest'day.
"A Maid of the Kentucky Hills" by Edwin Carlile Litsey
I looked in the woods for some yest'day.
"In Wild Rose Time" by Amanda M. Douglas
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