Webster's Unabridged Dictionary - Letter Y - Page 5

Youl (v. i.) To yell; to yowl.

Young (superl.) Not long born; still in the first part of life; not yet arrived at adolescence, maturity, or age; not old; juvenile; -- said of animals; as, a young child; a young man; a young fawn.

Young (superl.) Being in the first part, pr period, of growth; as, a young plant; a young tree.

Young (superl.) Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak.

Young (n.) The offspring of animals, either a single animal or offspring collectively.

Youngger (n.) One who is younger; an inferior in age; a junior.

Youngish (a.) Somewhat young.

Youngling (n.) A young person; a youth; also, any animal in its early life.

Youngling (a.) Young; youthful.

Youngly (a.) Like a young person or thing; young; youthful.

Youngly (adv.) In a young manner; in the period of youth; early in life.

Youngly (adv.) Ignorantly; weakly.

Youngness (n.) The quality or state of being young.

Youngster (n.) A young person; a youngling; a lad.

Youngth (n.) Youth.

Youngthly (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, youth; youthful.

Younker (a.) A young person; a stripling; a yonker.

Youpon (n.) Same as Yaupon.

Your (pron. & a.) The form of the possessive case of the personal pronoun you.

Yours (pron.) See the Note under Your.

Yourselves (pl. ) of Yourself

Yourself (pron.) An emphasized or reflexive form of the pronoun of the second person; -- used as a subject commonly with you; as, you yourself shall see it; also, alone in the predicate, either in the nominative or objective case; as, you have injured yourself.

Youths (pl. ) of Youth

Youth (pl. ) of Youth

Youth (n.) The quality or state of being young; youthfulness; juvenility.

Youth (n.) The part of life that succeeds to childhood; the period of existence preceding maturity or age; the whole early part of life, from childhood, or, sometimes, from infancy, to manhood.

Youth (n.) A young person; especially, a young man.

Youth (n.) Young persons, collectively.

Youthful (a.) Not yet mature or aged; young.

Youthful (a.) Also used figuratively.

Youthful (a.) Of or pertaining to the early part of life; suitable to early life; as, youthful days; youthful sports.

Youthful (a.) Fresh; vigorous, as in youth.

Youthhood (n.) The quality or state of being a youth; the period of youth.

Youthly (a.) Young; youthful.

Youthsome (a.) Youthful.

Youthy (a.) Young.

Youze (n.) The cheetah.

Yow (pron.) You.

Yowe (n.) A ewe.

Yowl (v. i.) To utter a loud, long, and mournful cry, as a dog; to howl; to yell.

Yowl (n.) A loud, protracted, and mournful cry, as that of a dog; a howl.

Yowley (n.) The European yellow-hammer.

Yox (v. i.) See Yex.

Ypight (p. p.) See Pight.

Ypocras (n.) Hippocras.

Ypres lace () Fine bobbin lace made at Ypres in Belgium, usually exactly like Valenciennes lace.

Ypsiliform (a.) Resembling the / in appearance; -- said of the germinal spot in the ripe egg at one of the stages of fecundation.

Ypsiloid (a.) In the form of the letter Y; Y-shaped.

Yraft (p. p.) Bereft.

Yren (n.) Iron.

Yronne (p. p.) Run.

Ysame (adv.) Together.

Yt () Alt. of Yt

Yt () an old method of printing that (AS. /aet, /aet) the "y" taking the place of the old letter "thorn" (/). Cf. Ye, the.

Ythrowe () p. p. of Throw.

Ytterbic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, ytterbium; containing ytterbium.

Ytterbium (n.) A rare element of the boron group, sometimes associated with yttrium or other related elements, as in euxenite and gadolinite. Symbol Yb; provisional atomic weight 173.2. Cf. Yttrium.

Yttria (n.) The oxide, Y2O3, or earth, of yttrium.

Yttric (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or containing, yttrium.

Yttriferous (a.) Bearing or containing yttrium or the allied elements; as, gadolinite is one of the yttriferous minerals.

Yttrious (a.) Same as Yttric.

Yttrium (n.) A rare metallic element of the boron-aluminium group, found in gadolinite and other rare minerals, and extracted as a dark gray powder. Symbol Y. Atomic weight, 89.

Yttro-cerite (n.) A mineral of a violet-blue color, inclining to gray and white. It is a hydrous fluoride of cerium, yttrium, and calcium.

Yttro-columbite (n.) Alt. of Yttro-tantalite

Yttro-tantalite (n.) A tantalate of uranium, yttrium, and calcium, of a brown or black color.

Yu (n.) Jade.

Yucca (n.) See Flicker, n., 2.

Yucca (n.) A genus of American liliaceous, sometimes arborescent, plants having long, pointed, and often rigid, leaves at the top of a more or less woody stem, and bearing a large panicle of showy white blossoms.

Yuck (v. i.) To itch.

Yuck (v. t.) To scratch.

Yuckel (n.) Same as Yockel.

Yuen (n.) The crowned gibbon (Hylobates pileatus), native of Siam, Southern China, and the Island of Hainan. It is entirely arboreal in its habits, and has very long arms. the males are dark brown or blackish, with a caplike mass of long dark hair, and usually with a white band around the face. The females are yellowish white, with a dark spot on the breast and another on the crown. Called also wooyen, and wooyen ape.

Yufts (n.) Russia leather.

Yug (n.) Alt. of Yuga

Yuga (n.) Any one of the four ages, Krita, or Satya, Treta, Dwapara, and Kali, into which the Hindoos divide the duration or existence of the world.

Yuke (v. i. & t.) Same as Yuck.

Yulan (n.) A species of Magnolia (M. conspicua) with large white blossoms that open before the leaves. See the Note under Magnolia.

Yule (n.) Christmas or Christmastide; the feast of the Nativity of our Savior.

Yuletide (n.) Christmas time; Christmastide; the season of Christmas.

Yumas (n. pl.) A tribe of Indians native of Arizona and the adjacent parts of Mexico and California. They are agricultural, and cultivate corn, wheat, barley, melons, etc.

Yunx (n.) A genus of birds comprising the wrynecks.

Yupon (n.) Same as Yaupon.

Yux (n. & v.) See Yex, n.

Yvel (a. & adv.) Evil; ill.

Ywar (a.) Aware; wary.

Ywis (adv.) Certainly; most likely; truly; probably.

[previous page] [Index] [next page]