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Yawn, to open wide: “graves, y. and yield your dead,” Ado V, 3, 19. Caes. II, 2, 18. “the gashes, that bloodily did y. upon his face,” H5 IV, 6, 14. “when churchyards y.” Hml. III, 2, 407. Applied to the mouth, == to gape; 1) with greediness: “now will I dam up this thy --ing mouth,” H6B IV, 1, 73. 2) with drowsiness: “the lazy --ing drone,” H5 I, 2, 204. “the shardborne beetle with his drowsy hums hath rung night's --ing peal,” Mcb. III, 2, 43. 3) with surprise and bewilderment: “to y., be still and wonder, when one but of my ordinance stood up,” Cor. III, 2, 11. “they y. at it and botch the words up fit to their own thoughts,” Hml. IV, 5, 9 (Ff aim). “that the affrighted globe should y. at alteration,” Oth. V, 2, 101.
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