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Yielder, 1) one who allows or suffers: “briers and thorns at their apparel snatch; some sleeves, some hats, from --s all things catch,” Mids. III, 2, 30. 2) one who surrenders: “I was not born a y.” H4A V, 3, 11 (Ff to yield). 3) a y. up, == one who gives up: “some guard these traitors to the block of death, treason's true bed and y. up of breath,” H4B IV, 2, 123 (y. up of breath, as it were, adjectively added to bed, the sense being: treason's true bed, as it is a dying bed, a death-bed).
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