I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English giellan; akin to Old High German gellan to yell, Old English galan to sing Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. to utter a loud cry, scream, or shout 2. to give a cheer usually in unison transitive verb to utter or declare with or as if with a yell ; shoutyeller noun II. noun Date: 14th century 1. scream, shout 2. a usually rhythmic cheer used especially in schools or colleges to encourage athletic teams

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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 — (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… …   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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