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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).
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YEESE, n., v. n.Sc. forms of Use, n., v. (Mry. 1939 J. M. Dallas Toakburn 67, Cai. 1974). See also Eese, n. and P.L.D. §§ 128, 143, 146, 157. Ppl.adj. yeesed wi, accustomed to. [n. jis, v. ji:z]Cai. 1909 D. Houston 'E Silkie Man 9:
Sam's he'd been yeesed wi' heavy lifts.

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