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Yearly (adjective)

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Ye'arly. adj. [from year.] Annual; happening every year; lasting a year.

The yearly course that brings this day about,
Shall never see it but a holiday.
Shakesp. K. John.

      Why the changing oak should shed
The yearly honour of his stately head;
Whilst the distinguish'd yew is ever seen,
Unchang'd his branch, and permanent his green.
Prior.

Sources: Shakespeare's King John (43) · Prior, Matthew (162)

Attributes: Adjective (426)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Yearly (adjective)." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: February 16, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=3069.


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