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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Yell \Yell\ (y[e^]l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Yelled; p. pr. & vb.
n. Yelling.] [OE. yellen, [yogh]ellen, AS. giellan, gillan,
gyllan; akin to D. gillen, OHG. gellan, G. gellen, Icel.
gjalla, Sw. g[aum]lla to ring, resound, and to AS., OS., &
OHG. galan to sing, Icel. gala. Cf. 1st Gale, and
To cry out, or shriek, with a hideous noise; to cry or scream
as with agony or horror.
They yelleden as feendes doon in helle. --Chaucer.
Nor the night raven, that still deadly yells.
Infernal ghosts and hellish furies round
Environed thee; some howled, some yelled. --Milton.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: in a vehement outcry; "his shouted words of encouragement
could be heard over the crowd noises" [syn: shouted,
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