AskDefine | Define yean

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Yean \Yean\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Yeaned; p. pr. & vb. n. Yeaning.] [AS. e['a]nian, or gee['a]nian; perhaps akin to E. ewe, or perhaps to L. agnus, Gr. ?. Cf. Ean.] To bring forth young, as a goat or a sheep; to ean. --Shak. [1913 Webster]



  1. Of goats or sheep, to give birth.
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