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Yet (?), n. (Zo&ö;l.) Any one of several species of large marine gastropods belonging to the genus Yetus, or Cymba; a boat shell.
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Yet, adv. [OE. yet, &yogh_;et, &yogh_;it, AS. git, gyt, giet, gieta; akin to OFries. ieta, eta, ita, MHG. iezuo, ieze, now, G. jetzo, jetzt.]
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1. In addition; further; besides; over and above; still.A little longer; yet a little longer.” Dryden.
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This furnishes us with yet one more reason why our savior, lays such a particular stress acts of mercy. Atterbury.
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The rapine is made yet blacker by the pretense of piety and justice. L'Estrange.
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2. At the same time; by continuance from a former state; still.
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Facts they had heard while they were yet heathens. Addison.
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3. Up to the present time; thus far; hitherto; until now; -- and with the negative, not yet, not up to the present time; not as soon as now; as, Is it time to go? Not yet. See As yet, under As, conj.
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Ne never yet no villainy ne said. Chaucer.
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4. Before some future time; before the end; eventually; in time.He 'll be hanged yet.” Shak.
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5. Even; -- used emphatically.
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Men may not too rashly believe the confessions of witches, nor yet the evidence against them. Bacon.
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Yet (?), conj. Nevertheless; notwithstanding; however.
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Yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. Matt. vi. 29.
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Syn. -- See However.
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