[ye-streen]Scot. and North England
- yesterday evening; last evening.
- during yesterday evening.
Origin of yestreen
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Examples from the Web for yestreen
Gosh, it canna be Templandmuir; he was there no later than yestreen!The House with the Green Shutters
George Douglas Brown
The bairn was never found though, but it seems like yestreen.The Weird of the Wentworths, Vol. 1
There was something to be sortit an' he took her there yestreen.Johnstone of the Border
Yestreen we had rather a hard bout of it in the Tent—the Glenlivet was pithy—and our Tail sustained a total overthrow.
Yestreen I saw a ship go forth When the wind blew merry from the north.Poems by the Way
- Scot yesterday evening
C14: from yest (e) r- + e (v) en ²
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