Examples of yesteryear in a Sentence
the simple games of yesteryear that kept children entertained for hours
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The early trucks were wired with alarms, but the Artmobile crew of yesteryear does not appear to have been too anxious about guarding the precious—and pricey—artworks that were stored on the vehicles.
The Italian wedding soup served as a starter, with a flavorful broth and tender meatballs, also recalled family dinners of yesteryear.
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The traveling show features eight teams filled with NBA cult favorites of yesteryear, and will hit 10 cities this summer, including a championship game in Las Vegas on Aug. 26.
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Some of my favorite images of the old movie theaters of yesteryear are the ones captured by Chicago Tribune photographers of The Biograph on the night of the Dillinger shoot-out.
A tragic modern version of the ‘Middle Passage’ has taken place in the Mediterranean, whose deceptively calm waves became the watery graves of many a refugee braving the sea on rickety, overflowing boats operated by greedy seamen, the slave traders of yesteryear.
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Word History of yesteryear
Mais où sont les neiges d’antan is the refrain of a famous poem by François Villon, translated as “But where are the snows of yesteryear?” The line is understood to express a melancholy nostalgia.
The translation was by the English poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Both the French antan and yesteryear originally simply meant “last year,” but today their meaning has broadened to “time gone by.”
Origin and Etymology of yesteryear
First Known Use: 1870See Words from the same year
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