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- verb Simple past tense and past participle of
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Margery curtseyed, and "yessed," and "very welled," with apparent submission, but though she dared not express her thoughts, it was easy to read in her ample countenance, sad suspicions relative to the honour of her noble master, and of the forlorn damsel thus thrust upon her peculiar hospitality.
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 20, No. 560, August 4, 1832
And I told you I had to postpone lunch till Thursday, and you yessed me and said you were really busy, and did I have to call you at work?
I listened while the chief yessed, uh-huhed, and mmmmmed.
I ast him for a hook and he yessed me and then throwed a fast one.
Appendix 1. Specimens of the American Vulgate. 2. Baseball-American
As this remark, adequately yessed, had been on the tip of Mr. Gilbert's tongue, he could not be blamed for rather abruptly changing the subject.
Randy is feeling the Bublé, and Justin is quadruple yessed to Hollywood.
As this remark, adequately yessed, had been on the tip of Mr. Gilbert’s tongue, he could not be blamed for rather abruptly changing the subject.
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