pronoun \ˈyē\

Definition of YE

:  you 1 —used originally only as a plural pronoun of the second person in the subjective case and now used especially in ecclesiastical or literary language and in various English dialects

Origin of YE

Middle English, from Old English gē; akin to Old High German ir you — more at you
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with YE

b, be, bee, c, cay, cee, Cree, d, dee, Dee, dree, e, fee, flea, flee, free, g, gee, ghee, glee, gree, he, key, Key, knee, lea, lee, me, mi, p, pea, pee, plea, pree, quay, re, Rhee, scree, sea, see, she, si, ski, spree, sri, t, tea, tee, the, thee, three, ti, tree, twee, Twi, v, vee, we, wee, whee, z, zee


definite article \yē, yə; orig same as 1the\

Definition of YE

:  the <Ye Olde Gifte Shoppe>

Origin of YE

alteration of Middle English þe the, from Old English þē; from the use of the letter y by printers and scribes of late Middle English to represent þ (th) of earlier manuscripts
First Known Use: 1551


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