yogh

noun
\ˈyōk, ˈyōg, ˈyōḵ \

Definition of yogh 

: the letter ʒ used especially in Middle English chiefly to represent voiced and voiceless velar and palatal fricatives

First Known Use of yogh

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for yogh

Middle English

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