yfere

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Origin uncertain.

AdverbEdit

yfere (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete, poetic) Together. [13th-18th c.]
    Of this and that they pleide and gonnen wade / In many an vnkouth, gladde, and depe matere, / As frendes doon whan thei ben mette y-fere [...].
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.1:
      So goodly all agreed they forth yfere did ryde.
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