yielding (n.) Old form(s): yeelding , yeilding
consent, compliance, agreement
Cym I.v.102[Iachimo to Posthumus, of Innogen] I should ... make her go back, even to the yielding [also: position in fencing]
Ham I.iii.23[Laertes to Ophelia, of Hamlet] must his choice be circumscribed / Unto the voice and yielding of that body / Whereof he is the head
KJ II.i.474[Queen Eleanor to King John] I see a yielding in the looks of France
LLL I.i.118[King to Berowne, of signing their vow] How well this yielding rescues thee from shame
RJ II.ii.105[Juliet to Romeo] not impute this yielding to light love
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