yield (v.) Old form(s): yeeld, yeelde
communicate, deliver, represent
Ham IV.v.11[Gentleman to Gertrude, of Ophelia's words] as her winks and nods and gestures yield them
Tem II.i.235.1[Sebastian to Antonio, of the matter being thought about] a birth ... / Which throes thee much to yield [or: produce]
TN III.ii.3[Fabian to Sir Andrew, of his reason for leaving] You must needs yield your reason
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