adjective Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1786 chiefly Scottish vigorous 1

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  • yauld — [yôd, yäd, yäld] adj. Scot. active, nimble, etc …   English World dictionary

  • yauld — ˈyȯl(d), ˈyal(d) adjective Etymology: origin unknown chiefly Scotland : being in vigorous health : energetic if I was young and yauld John Buchan …   Useful english dictionary

  • yauld — /yawd, yawld, yahd, yahld/, adj. Scot. and North Eng. active; vigorous. [1780 90; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • active — adj 1. busy, on the go, occupied, engaged, employed, working, at it, Inf. on the move, Inf. up and doing; moving, kinetic, motive, on the wing, volitant, stirring, astir, up and about or around; bustling, hustling, restless, commotive, Inf.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • vigorous — adj 1. energetic, full of energy, dynamic, strenuous, active, trenchant; quick, brisk, spry, sprightly, Scot, and North Eng. yauld, Inf. bouncing, Inf. zippy, Inf. peppy, Sl. go go; vivacious, lively, full of life, glowing, sparkling, spanking,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • yaul — «yawl», noun. = yawl2. (Cf. ↑yawl) * * * yaul var. yauld, yawl …   Useful english dictionary

  • yald — obs. f. old a., yaud; var. yauld a.; Sc. pa. tense of yield v …   Useful english dictionary

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