from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The act of yielding, producing, submitting, or conceding; submission; surrender.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare The act of producing; yield.
- noun rare The act of yielding; concession.
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- noun archaic The act of producing;
- noun archaic The act of yielding;
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The killing force of the greatest and the fiercest judgments is even broke by yieldance and submission; for still it is opposition that strengthens a calamity.
One or both of these of necessity must be implied in such a yieldance.
That they find themselves unable to retain them: one or both of these must of necessity be implied in such a yieldance.
Such, therefore, as are disposed to humour these dissenters, by giving up any of the constitutions of our church, should do well to consider what and how much is imported by such an act; and this they shall find to be no less than a tacit acknowledgment of the truth and justice of all those pleas, by which our adversaries have been contending for such a yieldance to them all along.
Second general thing, which is, to shew what are naturally like to be the consequences of such a yieldance.