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From Middle English, alteration of yesterevening (last night, yesterday evening), from Old English ġiestranǣfen (yesterday evening), equivalent to yester- +‎ even (evening).

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yestereven (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) Yesterday evening.
    • 1820, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe, Chapter 15,[1]
      “Wert thou not in presence yester-even,” said De Bracy, “when we heard the Prior Aymer tell us a tale in reply to the romance which was sung by the Minstrel? []

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