yeld

yeld

[yeld]
adjective Scot. and North England.
1.
barren; sterile.
2.
(of a cow) not giving milk, from being in calf or from age.

Origin:
before 1100; Middle English; Old English gelde barren; cognate with German Gelt; akin to geld1

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yeld (jɛld)
 
adj
1.  (of an animal) barren or too young to bear young
2.  (of a cow) not yielding milk
 
[Old English gelde barren; related to geld1]

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