Origin of yett

Scots form of gate1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of yett

Historical Examples of yett

  • Is T. Triplett at London yett, or have you any great occasion to draw him up.

  • I have not mett with father as yett but trust I shall tomorrow morning.

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    Alfred W. Pollard

  • As unknowen, and yet knowen; as dying, and behold we live; as chastened, and yett not kiled.

  • Yf thou carest not to liue in such a house as hell is, yett feare to dwell with such a companion as the Divel is.

  • Grace such satisfaction that I shall need neither to write more of it, nor of what is yett past.

British Dictionary definitions for yett


  1. Scot a gate or door

Word Origin for yett

Old English variant of gate 1
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