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before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above
1551, in the meaning defined above
Middle English, from Old English gē; akin to Old High German ir you — more at you
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
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“Ye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ye. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.
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