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noun Older Use.
  1. yolk.
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Historical Examples of yelk

  • Some prefer the yelk and white of the egg beaten separately.

    The National Cook Book, 9th ed.

    Hannah Mary Peterson

  • I prefer the yolk of an egg to the white; say, yelk, and sound the l.


    Andrew P. Peabody

  • You may put them into shapes or small tea-cups; egg them with yelk of egg, and brown them very slightly before a slow fire.

  • The yelk when boiled—smell sweet, the white—glistened, relished, and favourable to health as well.

  • The yelk of an egg which the cook has just broken, not only yields no sign of mind, but yields no sign of life.

British Dictionary definitions for yelk


  1. a dialect word for yolk (def. 1)
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