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Yearn (verb active)

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To Yearn. v.a. To grieve; to vex.

She laments for it, that it would
Yern your heart to see it. Shakespeare.

Sources: Shakespeare's Merry Wives of Windsor (95)

Attributes: Verb Active (289)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Yearn (verb active)." 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=4963.


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