yond

1 of 2

adverb

archaic
: yonder

yond

2 of 2

adjective

dialect
: yonder

Word History

Etymology

Adverb

Middle English, from Old English geond; akin to Old English geon

First Known Use

Adverb

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of yond was before the 12th century

Dictionary Entries Near yond

Cite this Entry

“Yond.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yond. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

yond

adverb
ˈyänd
archaic
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