Part of speech: noun

The twenty- fifth letter in the English alphabet.

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Used in Middle English as the sign of the past participle; as, yclept.

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Usage examples "y":

  1. The question is, " What does y- e- s spell?" - "Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium", Jessie H. Bancroft.
  2. 3. Maria de Cepeda, married to Don Martin Guzman y Barrientos. - "The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus", Teresa of Avila.
  3. But all men know not that; and that is evil y- done. - "The-Travels-of-Sir-John-Mandeville", Mandeville, John, Sir.