(obsolete) simple past tense of yield.
(obsolete) past participle of yield
• Loyd, YLOD, odyl, oldy
Yold, obs. p. p. of Yield.
Definition: Yielded. Spenser.
Yield, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Yielded; obs. p. p. Yold; p. pr. & vb. n.
Yielding.] Etym: [OE. yelden, ýelden, ýilden, AS. gieldan, gildan, to
pay, give, restore, make an offering; akin to OFries. jelda, OS.
geldan, D. gelden to cost, to be worth, G. gelten, OHG. geltan to
pay, restore, make an offering, be worth, Icel. gjalda to pay, give
up, Dan. gielde to be worth, Sw. gälla to be worth, gälda to pay,
Goth. gildan in fragildan, usgildan. Cf. 1st Geld, Guild.]
1. To give in return for labor expended; to produce, as payment or
interest on what is expended or invested; to pay; as, money at
interest yields six or seven per cent.
To yelde Jesu Christ his proper rent. Chaucer.
When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto thee
her strength. Gen. iv. 12.
2. To furnish; to afford; to render; to give forth. "Vines yield
[He] makes milch kine yield blood. Shak.
The wilderness yieldeth food for them and for their children. Job
3. To give up, as something that is claimed or demanded; to make over
to one who has a claim or right; to resign; to surrender; to
relinquish; as a city, an opinion, etc.
And, force perforce, I'll make him yield the crown. Shak.
Shall yield up all their virtue, all their fame. Milton.
4. To admit to be true; to concede; to allow.
I yield it just, said Adam, and submit. Milton.
5. To permit; to grant; as, to yield passage.
6. To give a reward to; to bless. [Obs.] Chaucer.
Tend me to-night two hours, I ask no more, And the gods yield you for
God yield thee, and God thank ye. Beau. & Fl.
To yield the breath, the ghost, or the life, to die; to expire; --
often followed by up.
One calmly yields his willing breath. Keble.
Yield, v. i.
1. To give up the contest; to submit; to surrender; to succumb.
He saw the fainting Grecians yield. Dryden.
2. To comply with; to assent; as, I yielded to his request.
3. To give way; to cease opposition; to be no longer a hindrance or
an obstacle; as, men readily yield to the current of opinion, or to
customs; the door yielded.
Will ye relent, And yield to mercy while 't is offered you Shak.
4. To give place, as inferior in rank or excellence; as, they will
yield to us in nothing.
Nay tell me first, in what more happy fields The thistle springs, to
which the lily yields Pope.
Definition: Amount yielded; product; -- applied especially to products
resulting from growth or cultivation. "A goodly yield of fruit doth
Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition