Yeaning
Yean Yean, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Yeaned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Yeaning}.] [AS. e['a]nian, or gee['a]nian; perhaps akin to E. ewe, or perhaps to L. agnus, Gr. ?. Cf. {Ean}.] To bring forth young, as a goat or a sheep; to ean. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • yeaning — jɪːn v. give birth to a young goat or sheep (Archaic) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Yean — Yean, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Yeaned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Yeaning}.] [AS. e[ a]nian, or gee[ a]nian; perhaps akin to E. ewe, or perhaps to L. agnus, Gr. ?. Cf. {Ean}.] To bring forth young, as a goat or a sheep; to ean. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yeaned — Yean Yean, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Yeaned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Yeaning}.] [AS. e[ a]nian, or gee[ a]nian; perhaps akin to E. ewe, or perhaps to L. agnus, Gr. ?. Cf. {Ean}.] To bring forth young, as a goat or a sheep; to ean. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • geéane — adj yeaning …   Old to modern English dictionary

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