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Yearn, 1) tr. to grieve, to vex (O. Edd. yern or yearn): “she laments for it, that it would y. your heart to see it,” Wiv. III, 5, 45. R2 V, 5, 76. “it --s me not when men my garments wear,” H5 IV, 3, 26.
2) intr. to grieve (O. Edd. ern or earn): “my heart doth y.” H5 II, 3, 3. “Falstaff he is dead, and we must y. therefore,” H5 II, 3, 3 “that every like is not the same, the heart of Brutus --s to think upon,” Caes. II, 2, 129.
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