Yester Yes"ter, a. [See {Yesterday}.] Last; last past; next before; of or pertaining to yesterday. [1913 Webster]

[An enemy] whom yester sun beheld Mustering her charms. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

Note: This word is now seldom used except in a few compounds; as, yesterday, yesternight, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • Yester —    YESTER, a parish, in the county of Haddington, 4 miles (S. by E.) from Haddington; containing, with Gifford, Long Yester, and Long Newton, 1069 inhabitants, of whom 525 are in the village of Gifford, about 140 in the hamlets of Long Yester and …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Yester — ist der Name folgender Personen: Jerry Yester (* 1943), US amerikanischer Folkrock Musiker, Produzent und Arrangeur Emanuel Moravec (Pseudonym Stanislav Yester; 1893–1945), tschechischer Militär, Buchautor und Kollaborateur Siehe auch Jester …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Yester — Yester, Villa des Grafen Tweedale in der schottischen Grafschaft Haddington; großer Park mit viel ausländischen Gewächsen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • yester — [yes′tər] adv. [< YESTERDAY] 1. of yesterday 2. previous to this: Usually in combination [yestereve, yesteryear] …   English World dictionary

  • yester — /ˈjɛstə/ (say yestuh) adjective Archaic being that preceding the present: yester sun. {backformation from yesterday} …   Australian English dictionary

  • yester- — comb. form poet. or archaic of yesterday; that is the last past (yester eve). Etymology: OE geostran …   Useful english dictionary

  • yester — adjective Date: 1520 archaic of or relating to yesterday …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • yester — /yes teuhr/, adj. Archaic. of or pertaining to yesterday. Also, yestern. [1570 80; back formation from YESTERDAY, etc.] * * * …   Universalium

  • yester- — a combining form, now unproductive, occurring in words that denote an extent of time one period prior to the present period, the nature of the period being specified by the second element of the compound: yesterweek. [ME; OE geostran, giestron; c …   Universalium

  • yester — adverb Last; last past; next before; of or pertaining to yesterday …   Wiktionary

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