Yelled
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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