Yell Yell (y[e^]l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Yelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Yelling}.] [OE. yellen, [yogh]ellen, AS. giellan, gillan, gyllan; akin to D. gillen, OHG. gellan, G. gellen, Icel. gjalla, Sw. g["a]lla to ring, resound, and to AS., OS., & OHG. galan to sing, Icel. gala. Cf. 1st {Gale}, and {Nightingale}.] To cry out, or shriek, with a hideous noise; to cry or scream as with agony or horror. [1913 Webster]

They yelleden as feendes doon in helle. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

Nor the night raven, that still deadly yells. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

Infernal ghosts and hellish furies round Environed thee; some howled, some yelled. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • Yell — may refer to:* Yell, Shetland, one of the North Isles of the Shetland archipelago, Scotland * Yell Group, a British company * Archibald Yell (1797–1847), United States general and congressman from Arkansas * Yell (band), British boy band of 1989 …   Wikipedia

  • Yell — ist der Name: einer Insel der Shetlandinseln, siehe: Yell Insel eines Countys in Arkansas, siehe: Yell County ein britisches Unternehmen, siehe: Yell Group und ist der Name folgender Personen Archibald Yell (1797−1847), US amerikanischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Yell — Yell, v. t. To utter or declare with a yell; to proclaim in a loud tone. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yell — Yell: География Елл остров в Шотландии, Шетландские острова Йел округ в США, Арканзас Музыка Rebel Yell второй альбом Билли Айдола Raise Your Fist and Yell студийный альбом Элиса Купера …   Википедия

  • Yell —    YELL, an island, in the county of Shetland; containing 3450 inhabitants. This island, one of the most northern of the Shetland group, lies to the north east of Northmavine on the Mainland, to the south west of Unst, and to the west of Fetlar.… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Yell — Yell, n. A sharp, loud, hideous outcry. [1913 Webster] Their hideous yells Rend the dark welkin. J. Philips. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • yell — vb *shout, shriek, scream, screech, squeal, holler, whoop Analogous words: vociferate, *roar, clamor, bellow, bawl yell n shout, shriek, scream, screech, squeal, holler, whoop (see under SHOUT vb) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Yell — Yell, 1) eine der fruchtbarsten Inseln aus der Gruppe der Shetlandsinseln, 7 QM.; Fischerei, Rindviehzucht; 3000 Ew.; 2) (Yellfound), Meerenge, wodurch Y. von Mainland getrennt wird, hat mehre bewohnte Inseln; 3) Grafschaft im Staate Arkansas… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Yell — Yell, eine der fruchtbarsten der Shetlandinseln, an der Nordostspitze von Schottland, 27 km lang und 1–10 km breit, mit (1901) 2483 Einwohnern …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Yell — Yell, eine der Shetlandinseln, 212 qkm, (1901) 2501 E …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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