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adverb, adjective Archaic.
  1. yonder.
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Origin of yond

before 900; Middle English; Old English geond; akin to Dutch ginds, Gothic jaind. See yon
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Examples from the Web for yond

Historical Examples

  • Sure's I'se a-walkin' here, the front is off dere 'yond de hill!

    A Little Dusky Hero

    Harriot T, Comstock

  • See how yond justice rails upon yond simple thief!Shakspere.

  • I adopt Hanmer's emendation, 'under' for 'yond' of the folio.

  • If it should thunder as it did before, I know not where to hide my head: yond same cloud cannot choose but fall by pailfuls.

  • And again the spiritus mundi is symbolically interpreted in the story of yond temple betrothed and wedded to the tree.

    Monumental Java

    J. F. Scheltema

Word Origin and History for yond

Old English geond (adv., prep.) "beyond, yonder," related to geon (see yon).

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