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yester

YESTER, a. [G., L.] Last; last past; next before the present; as yester sun.

[Note. This is seldom used except in the compounds which follow.]



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YESTER, a. [G., L.] Last; last past; next before the present; as yester sun.

[Note. This is seldom used except in the compounds which follow.]

YES'TER, a. [G. gestern; D. gisteren; Sax. gystern; L. hesternus.]

Last; last past; next before the present; as, yester sun. – Dryden. Note. This is seldom used except in the compounds which follow.


Yes"ter
  1. Last; last past; next before; of or pertaining to yesterday.

    [An enemy] whom yester sun beheld
    Mustering her charms.
    Dryden.

    * This word is now seldom used except in a few compounds; as, yesterday, yesternight, etc.

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Yester

YESTER, adjective [G., Latin ] Last; last past; next before the present; as yester sun.

[Note. This is seldom used except in the compounds which follow.]

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solemnly

SOL'EMNLY, adv. With gravity and religious reverence. Let us solemnly address the throne of grace.

2. With official formalities and be due authority. This question of law has been solemnly decided in the highest court.

3. With formal state.

4. With formal gravity and stateliness, or with affected gravity. There in deaf murmurs solemnly are wise.

5. With religious seriousness; as, I solemnly declare myselft innocent. I do solemnly assure the reader.

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shelly

SHELL'Y, a.

1. Abounding with shells; as the shelly shore.

2. Consisting of shells. Lobsters disengage themselves from their shelly prisons.

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